A magnetic storm from sun can disrupt a satellite as well as move it either away from or towards the earth radially. Ground based engineers start it back in a new circular orbit at the new position. Due to the storm,

Q: A magnetic storm from sun can disrupt a satellite as well as move it either away from or towards the earth radially. Ground based engineers start it back in a new circular orbit at the new position. Due to the storm,

(a) the period of a satellite displaced further away is more than previous period

(b) the mechanical energy of a satellite displaced toward earth is more than the previous energy

(c) the speed of a satellite displaced further away is more than the previous speed

(d) the angular momentum of a satellite displaced towards earth is more than the previous angular momentum

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Ans: (a)