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A jet is circling an airport control tower at a distance of 23.0 km. An observer in the tower watches the jet cross in front of the moon. As seen from the tower, the moon subtends an angle of 9.49 103 radians. Find the distance traveled (in meters) by the jet as the observer watches the nose of the jet cross from one side of the moon to the other.
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