Planetary orbit attraction and speed

Dec 11th, 2015
DreamIt
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Physics
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Four identical planets are arranged in a square as shown in the figure below. If the mass of each planet is M and the edge length of the square is a, what must be their speed if they are to orbit their common center under the influence of their mutual attraction? (Use any variable or symbol stated above along with the following as necessary: G.) 

v =  _________


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