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Assignment 3 Due date: November 27, 2009 1) a) If the Moon did not exist, would there still be tides on Earth? b) If there were two moons, which were always on the opposite sides of the Earth, would there still be tides on Earth? 2) Some student said, "On the day of full moon, the Moon will rise not at 1 pm or 1 am, but very roughly at 6 pm." Is this true? Why or why not? 3) a) Name the biggest satellite of Jupiter. b) What is its angular size as observed on Jupiter's surface? (Hint: You need to look
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Unformatted text preview: up the basic data of the satellite.) c) What is the angular size of the Sun as observed on Jupiter's surface? d) If you were on Jupiter's surface, could you see total solar eclipse at all? 4) As you see in the lecture notes, the eclipsed Moon appears reddish. Why? 5) Name the Uranus's five largest moons. Which one has the youngest surface? Which one is the largest?...
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