Unformatted text preview: what is my latitude? 6. Consider two points on the Earth’s surface that are separated by 1 arcsecond as seen from the center of the Earth. What is the physical distance between the two points? 7. Consider two points on the Earth’s equator that are separated by 1 second of time. What is the physical distance between the two points? 8. Ancient Polynesian inhabitants of the Pacific held festivals whenever the Sun was at the zenith at local noon. a. How many times per year was such a festival held? b. At what time(s) of the year was the festival held on: (b.i.1) Tahiti (b.i.2) Oahu Look up their latitudes....
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- Fall '08
- 1 second, physical distance, south latitude, Ancient Polynesian inhabitants