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Mars rotates on its axis once every 24.8 hours. What is the altitude of a geosynchronous satellite orbiting Mars. I have the speed of geosynchronous orbiting Mars. But I cant find the altitude of a geosynchronous satellite orbiting Mars.

Ronald Miller

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Bethany Evans on June 2, 2018

You have the answer in your hand, but you're not sure what that even does not.If you have the speed, then ... - you know as much, the satellite moves in 24.8 hoursand-- you can find out the radius of the circle that has the distance of its circumference.-- That radius is the distance of the satellite from the center of the planet, when it is rotating once in 24.8 hours in which the speed of.________________________________By the way ... I don't exactly call that a 'geo-synchronous' satellite,because the 'geo...' means something related to the Earth.Would that be a 'marso-synchronous' satellite, or whatever theGreek word of Mars.

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