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Sidereal (wrt stars) and Synodic (wrt sun) Periods Solar Day --> 24 h 00 m (time required for Sun to transit observer’s meridian on successive days) Sidereal Day--> 23
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Unformatted text preview: h 56 m (time required for star to transit observer’s meridian on successive days) AM: ante (before) meridian PM: post meridian...
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This note was uploaded on 09/28/2011 for the course PHYSICS 20 taught by Professor Mubarek during the Fall '11 term at UC Riverside.

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