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Unformatted text preview: (b) What is the angular velocity of the Earth’s orbit around the sun? [4 points] (c) What is the angular velocity of the Sun’s rotation on its axis? [4 points] (d) What is the linear velocity of a point on the surface of the Earth’s due to the Earth’s rotation? [4 points] (d) What is the linear velocity of a point on the Earth due to the Earth’s orbital motion around the Sun? [4 points] (e) What is the acceleration of a point on the surface of the Earth at the equator due to the rotation of the Earth? How does this acceleration compare to the acceleration of gravity? [5 points]...
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This note was uploaded on 10/07/2009 for the course PHYS 1301W taught by Professor Marshak during the Fall '08 term at Minnesota.
 Fall '08
 Marshak
 Physics

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