problem12_78

University Physics with Modern Physics with Mastering Physics (11th Edition)

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12.78: a) The semimajor axis is m 10 4 15 × and so the period is ( 29 ( 29 ( 29 s, 10 38 . 1 kg 10 99 . 1 kg m N 10 673 . 6 m 10 4 2 14 30 2 2 11 2 3 15 × = × × × - π which is about 4 million years. b) Using the earth-sun distance as an estimate for the distance of closest approach,
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Unformatted text preview: 10 4 2 4 ES S × = = R Gm v ( 29 2 2 1 c) s. m mv J. 10 24 S = = R m Gm This is far larger than the energy of a volcanic eruption and is comparable to the energy of burning the fossil fuel....
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