Unformatted text preview: 10. Which object exerts a stronger gravitational pull on your body: Venus or Jupiter? Since the distance between the Earth and each of these two planets varies over the course of the planets’ orbits, use the smallest distance between Earth and the planets for your calculation. For Venus, this distance is about 0.3 AU, and for Jupiter, it’s about 4.2 AU. Appendix 3A in your textbook lists the masses of the planets in units of Earth masses. 1...
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This note was uploaded on 11/23/2010 for the course PHYSICS PHYSICS 20 taught by Professor Aaronbarth during the Winter '10 term at UC Irvine.
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