Answer the following question in detail. What is a critical velocity? - Physics

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Answer the following question in detail.

What is a critical velocity?

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Solution

The exact horizontal velocity of projection that must be given to a satellite at a certain height so that it can revolve in a circular orbit round the Earth is called the critical velocity or orbital velocity (vc).

Concept: Earth Satellites
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Balbharati Physics 11th Standard Maharashtra State Board
Chapter 5 Gravitation
Exercises | Q 3. (xv) | Page 98
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