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Orbital Motion Force
 
A satellite flies around the attractive center. You may change its velocity and observe its motion in time, that value puts in the special box. The yellow arrow shows the vector of the force exerted on the satellite as it moves. Pay attention to the relationships between the direction and value of attractive force, the speed of satellite and the distance between the satellite and massive body.
 
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