Calculate the force of gravitation between the earth and the Sun, given that the mass of the earth = 6 × 1024 kg and of the Sun = 2 × 1030 kg. The average distance between the two is 1.5 × 1011 m.

Asked by Vishal kumar | 1 year ago |  265

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Solution :-

Given data:

Mass of the sun ms = 2 × 1030 kg

Mass of the earth me = 6 × 1024 kg

Gravitation constant G = 6.67 x 10-11 N m2 / kg2

Average distance r = 1.5 × 1011 m

Consider Universal law of Gravitation

\(F = \frac{(Gm_1m_2)}{d^2}\)

\( F = \frac{(6.67 \times 10^{-11} \times 6 \times 10^{24}\times 2 \times 10^{30})}{(1.5 \times 10^{11})^2}\)

\( F = 3.56 \times 10^{23}N\)

Answered by Shivani Kumari | 1 year ago

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