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Homework Help: Physics

Posted by Nick on Monday, December 15, 2008 at 10:20pm.

mass of star = 3.80 x 1030 kilograms
mass of planet = 6.35 x 1024 kilograms
mass of moon = 7.63 x 1022 kilograms
average distance from star to planet = 1.56 x 1011 meters
average distance from planet to moon = 4.26 x 108 meters

Use the data above to determine the net force exerted on the moon by the planet and the star during:
a. a solar eclipse.
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b. a lunar eclipse.

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