problem01_96 - ) ( ) 9329 . 4423 . )( 9329 . ( ) 3182 ....

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1.96: a) b) i) In AU, 2 2 ) 9329 . 0 ( ) 3182 . 0 ( + = 0.9857. ii) In AU, 2 2 2 ) 0414 . ( ) 4423 . ( ) 3087 . 1 ( - + - + = 1.3820 iii) In AU, 2 2 2 ) 0414 . 0 ( )) 4423 . ( 9329 . 0 ( )) 3087 . 1 ( 3182 . 0 ( + - - + - = 1.695. c) The angle between the directions from the Earth to the Sun and to Mars is obtained from the dot product. Combining Equations (1-18) and (1.21), . 6 . 54 ) 695 . 1 )( 9857 . 0 (
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Unformatted text preview: ) ( ) 9329 . 4423 . )( 9329 . ( ) 3182 . 3087 . 1 )( 3182 . ( arccos = +---+--= d) Mars could not have been visible at midnight, because the Sun-Mars angle is less than 90 o ....
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This homework help was uploaded on 02/14/2008 for the course PHYS 112 taught by Professor Wheeler during the Spring '08 term at Cornell University (Engineering School).

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