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Unformatted text preview: what is my latitude? 6. Consider two points on the Earths 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 Earths 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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This note was uploaded on 01/14/2012 for the course AST 3018 taught by Professor Lada during the Fall '08 term at University of Florida.
- Fall '08