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    Which one of the following statements regarding artificial satellite of the earth is incorrect?

    A)  The orbital velocity depends on the mass of the satellite  

    B)  A minimum velocity of 8 km/sec is required by a satellite to orbit quite close to the earth

    C)  The period of revolution is large if the radius of its orbit is large

    D)  The height of a geostationary satellite is about 36000 km from earth

    Correct Answer: A

    Solution :

     \[{{V}_{0}}=\sqrt{gR}\] i.e.,  \[{{V}_{0}}\] independent of mass of the satellite.

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