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Suppose the earth moved a little faster around the sun, so that it took a bit less than one year to make a complete orbit.

Suppose the earth moved a little faster around the sun, so that it took a bit less than one year to make a complete orbit. If the speed of the moon’s orbit around the earth were unchanged, would the length of the sidereal month be the same, longer, or shorter than it is now?

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