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Unformatted text preview: (c) I saw the third quarter moon in the middle of Scorpio at 3 am. (d) I saw the first quarter moon in the middle of Scorpio at 3 am. 3. Imagine you lived in a colony on the Moon: (a) During a full moon (as seen from Earth), what phase would you see for Earth? What about during a new moon (again, as seen from Earth)? (b) How much time would pass between consecutive sunrises? (c) How much time would pass between consecutive Earthrises? 4. Estimate the diameter and mass of the object that formed Tycho. Assume that the object was spherical with a diameter 1/10 of the diameter of the crater and with a density of 3.3 g/cm^3. Be sure to use the correct units in your calculations. Assuming also that the object had a final velocity of 14 km/s, how much TNT (in kg) would be required to create an explosion with equivalent energy?...
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This note was uploaded on 02/04/2011 for the course SIO 1 taught by Professor Becker,j during the Spring '08 term at UCSD.
- Spring '08