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Homework Help: At what time will a star be seen from a place ?

  1. Jun 1, 2017 #1
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    Honestly speaking I have absolutely no idea about this problem . This is the first time I have seen a problem of this nature .I am not even sure which chapter of Intro Physics text does this problem belong to .

    I would really appreciate if someone could help me with the problem .

    Many thanks .

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  3. Jun 1, 2017 #2
    I don't know but upon reading, this might give you a hint. "The North Star is visible every night in about the same place."
  4. Jun 1, 2017 #3
    Sorry I didn't get your hint . Could you elaborate your response .
  5. Jun 2, 2017 #4


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    The Earth rotates... When does the green man see the star rising, later or sooner than the blue man does?
  6. Jun 2, 2017 #5
    OK .

    20° longitude difference = 80 minutes

    Option d)

    Right ?
  7. Jun 2, 2017 #6


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    I hope so. Supposing there are no big building or hills hiding the raising sun :)
  8. Jun 2, 2017 #7
    Thank you so much :smile: .
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