Introductory Astronomy 111 Solar System Study Guide pg 1

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/ -dark colored surfaces, heavily crate red The moon does NOT contain much iron, or a large, dense core (density = 3 grams/cm 3 ) perigee dis t ance is 363,OOOkm (closest to earth) apogee distance is 40S,OOOkm(farthest to earth) synodic period = 29 . 5 days = synodic month - measured relative to stars - is the time
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Unformatted text preview: between full moon to full moon, etc. Lunar-(Moon become s darker)-Sun-Earth-Moon-The Moon passes through some portion of Earth's Shadow The Tidal force exerted on the moon by the earth is 20 times larger than that exerted on the Earth by the Moon...
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This note was uploaded on 04/05/2009 for the course ASTR 111 taught by Professor Geller,h during the Fall '08 term at George Mason.

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