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Appeared in Year: 2012

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A small asteroid is orbiting around the sun in a circular orbit of radius r0 with speed V0. A rocket is launched from the asteroid with speed V = αV0, where V0 is the speed relative to the sun. The highest value of α for which the rocket will remain bound to the solar system is (ignoring gravity due to the asteroid and effects of other planets) –

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3

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