Thursday
April 24, 2014

Homework Help: Science

Posted by shivangi on Thursday, May 24, 2007 at 6:35am.

Here's my question---

Precession of earth's axis causes-
a-axial tilt
b-a change in the north pole star
c-seasons
d-day and night

My answer was a- m i rite?


Precession of earth's axis caused by the centrifugal force of the Earth's rotation... =)

The cause of the precession is the equatorial bulge of the Earth, caused by the centrifugal force of the Earth's rotation.That rotation changes the Earth from a perfect sphere to a slightly flattened one, thicker across the equator. the answer is-(The attraction of the Moon and Sun on the bulge is then the "nudge" which makes the Earth precess.)your answer is wrong......

Precession means the axis of the Earth is changing, so North changes.

Answer this Question

First Name:
School Subject:
Answer:

Related Questions

Science (again) - Can Somebody plz help me with me question below, I didn't ...
Science-Repost - Describe Earth's rotation in terms of its axis and length of ...
Science - Describe Earth's rotation in terms of its axis and length of time to ...
Mr. James- Science-again - uh, ok ok, so if my answer is not a then is it b,c,or...
Physical Science - Important support for General Relativity came from studies of...
Science - The cause of the seasons on Earth is often mistakenly attributed to ...
Science - The cause of the seasons on Earth is often mistakenly attributed to ...
science - the phenomena of parallelism of axis? a- results in the production of ...
Astronomy - The precession of the Earth its causes, and its ramifications
science - thanks for the other info but im still stuck on one...i think the ...

Search
Members