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Homework #4 – ASTR 301Complete the following problems on a separate sheet of paper. You must showallyour work toreceive full credit. Please be sure your answers are all clearly indicated. Qualitative questionsshould be answered using complete sentences in legible handwriting. (Total possible = 60 pts)1.(5pts) How close to the Sun could the planet Jupiter come without suffering tidal disruption?2.(5pts) Compute the ratio of the differential tidal force on Io due to Jupiter and thedifferential tidal force on the Moon due to the Earth. [Calculate asdFIo/dFMoon.3.(5pts) The Earth will be in synchronous rotation with the Moon once its rotation period hasincreased to 47 days.a.How far away will the Moon be from the Earth when this happens?b.How long will it be until the Earth attains this synchronous rotation, assuming thatdProt/dtis approximately constant? (Value ofdProt/dtgiven in the class notes.)4.(6pts) How closely must a satellite orbit the planet given below to remain bound against the]

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Term
Fall
Professor
Keller
Tags
Planet, Astronomical unit

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