Classical Physics


The First Cosmic Velocity and The Coriolis Force

Authors: Zbigniew Osiak

It was shown that the value of the first cosmic velocity of a satellite moving in a circular orbit in the equatorial plane of the rotating Earth is smaller in the easterly direction than in the westerly direction. This effect is caused by inertial forces – centrifugal and Coriolis.

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[v1] 2018-09-06 05:39:57

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