• # question_answer 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

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