# Calculate the average distance from the surface of the Earth at the equator of a satellite in “geostationary

**Calculate the average distance from the surface of the Earth at the equator of a satellite in “geostationary**

orbit” (i.e., whose period of revolution is equal to the period of rotation of the Earth).

Express the result sin kilometers.

Use Newton’s form of Kepler’s third law:

P2 = 4 π 2a3/( G(M+m))