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axis
of
~40AU.
 4.
Problem
4‐28
(2
pts).
When
visiting
another
planet,
(b)
your
mass
would
be
the
 same
as
on
Earth,
but
your
weight
would
be
different.
Weight
depends
on
the
 strength
of
gravity.
 5.
Problem
4‐34
(2
pts).
If
Earth
were
twice
as
far
from
the
Sun,
the
force
of
gravity
 attracting
Earth
to
the
sun
would
be
(c)
one‐quarter
as
strong.
Gravity
follows
an
 inverse
square
law
in
proportio...
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This homework help was uploaded on 04/04/2014 for the course ASTR 100 taught by Professor Mcgaugh during the Fall '08 term at Case Western.

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