Does the Geostationary satellite revolve around the earth with the centrifugal force of the earth?

Asked by Arvindrajaram | 11th Nov, 2009, 06:05: PM

Expert Answer:

The gravitational force of attraction between the satellite aand the planet provides the necessary CENTRIPETAL FORCE required to orbit.

Centrifugal force is the reaction of centripetal force in accordance with Newton's 3rd law of motion.

Answered by  | 11th Nov, 2009, 07:30: PM

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