ch13-p050 - is ( ) ( ) 11 9 2 2 1.50 10 m 0.0167 5.01 10 m....

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50. (a) The distance from the center of an ellipse to a focus is ae where a is the semimajor axis and e is the eccentricity. Thus, the separation of the foci (in the case of Earth’s orbit)
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Unformatted text preview: is ( ) ( ) 11 9 2 2 1.50 10 m 0.0167 5.01 10 m. ae = = (b) To express this in terms of solar radii (see Appendix C), we set up a ratio: 9 8 5.01 10 m 7.20. 6.96 10 m =...
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