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# homework2 - moon and(c in the space shuttle which is...

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AST 3018 Home Work Set #2 Due Tuesday, September 28 1. Calculate the velocity of escape from the Solar system at the orbit of the Earth and compare it to the actual orbital speed of the Earth assuming the Earth has a circular orbit. 2. In terms of the gravitational acceleration g at the surface of the Earth, find the surface gravitational acceleration of a) moon b)the sun c) Jupiter 3. If an astronaut has a mass of 75 kg, what is his/her weight on (a.) the earth, (b.) the moon and (c.) in the space shuttle which is orbiting the earth at a distance of
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Unformatted text preview: moon and (c.) in the space shuttle which is orbiting the earth at a distance of approximately 400 km? 4. What are the perihelion and aphelion speeds of Venus? What are the perihelion and aphelion distances of this planet? Compute the product vr at each of these two points and interpret your result physically. 5. Find the relative position of the center of mass for A) Sun-Jupiter system B). Earth-Moon system From the book complete problems: 2.2 2.4 2.11 2.13 2.14 2.19 2.24 2.27...
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