Net error in distance is 13 21 109 kilometers

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Unformatted text preview: by 8 x 10 ­11 s. •  In 1 day, the clock will 4ck slower (lag) by: (60 x 60 x 24) x (8 x 10 ­11) = 7 x 10 ­6 s. •  Distance travelled = speed of light x 4me taken. •  Satellite ­receiver separa4on would be shorter by: (3 x 108 m/s) x (7 x 10 ­6 s) = 2.1 km. h7p:// 1.bp.blogspot.co m/ ­ UGXD4miMqrk/ TwEexQzcwuI/ AAAAAAAAAPo/ A5psgS_C_tY/ s200/clock.jpg 18 General Rela4vity Employed in GPS According to General Rela&vity: •  A clock at a higher al&tude &cks faster. •  The GPS satellite (i.e., the atomic clock onboard) in orbit is at an al&tude of 26,560 km. •  In 1 s, the clock 4cks faster by 5 x 10 ­10 s. •  In 1 day, the clock will 4ck faster (lead) by: (60 x 60 x 24) x (5 x 10 ­10) = 43 x 10 ­6 s. •  Satellite ­receiver separa4on would be longer by: (3 x 108 m/s) x (43 x 10 ­6 s) = 13 km. h7p://...
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