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So... how do I calculate the rotational velocity of Earth on that day?

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So... how do I calculate the rotational velocity of Earth on that day?

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russ_watters

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Divide the length of the day by how far Earth rotated.

(hint: it isn't 360 degrees)

(hint: it isn't 360 degrees)

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360.9856° / 86400 s = 0.004178°/s or 15.041°/hr

Thank you Russ

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