# Orbital Velocity Calculator

The Orbital Velocity Calculator will calculate the orbital velocity of an object in micro-world or a planet in macro-world when rotating around a fixed point (around a planet or the Sun in macro world).

 🖹 Normal View🗖 Full Page View Calculator Precision (Decimal Places)0123456789101112131415 Distance of the object or planet from the centre of rotation (R) m × 10 power of Period of rotation (T) s × 10 power of The circular constant pi (π)
Orbital velocity calculation The orbital velocity of an object in micro-world or a planet in macro-world when rotating around a fixed point (around a planet or the Sun in macro world) is m/s v = 2 × π × R/Tv = 2 × × /v = /v = Distance of the object or planet from the centre of rotation (R) m Period of rotation (T) s The circular constant pi (π)

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## Orbital velocity Formula and Calculation

Use the following equation to calculate the orbital velocity of an object in micro-world or a planet in macro-world when rotating around a fixed point (around a planet or the Sun in macro world).

v = 2 × π × R/T

Remark! When you don't want to write the numbers in standard form, please insert 0 (zero) in the exponent box for powers of ten.

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