Classical Mechanics-Kepler Problem and Planetary Motion (GATE (Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering) Physics): Questions 1 - 2 of 2

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Question number: 1

» Classical Mechanics » Kepler Problem and Planetary Motion

Appeared in Year: 2014

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Question

A planet of mass Equation moves in a circular orbit of radius Equation in the gravitational potential Equation , where Equation is a positive constant. The orbital angular momentum of the planet is –

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Equation

b.

Equation

c.

Equation

d.

Equation

Question number: 2

» Classical Mechanics » Kepler Problem and Planetary Motion

Appeared in Year: 2007

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Question

A space station moving in a circular around the Earth goes into a new bound orbit by firing its engine radially outwards. This orbit is –

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

A parabola

b.

A larger circle

c.

A smaller circle

d.

An ellipse

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