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1. ### Does the Earth sometimes speed up in rotation and then slow back down again and speed up again?

...every day by the International Earth Rotation and Reference Systems Service...t use such silly numbers just because your calculator holds 34 digits. The "...

8 Answers · Science & Mathematics · 22/08/2010

2. ### What is the speed of earth?

The rotation speed differs depending on how far you live from the equator...the equator. Use the "cos" key on your scientific calculator . The revolution speed is trivial to calculate if you know the...

3 Answers · Science & Mathematics · 11/04/2012

3. ### Q. about Earth's rotation ?

...4) = 5 extra days. Total of 8400 days. (but online day to day calculators say 8401 ... still researching as to the why.) (It must count the birth...

5 Answers · Science & Mathematics · 05/08/2009

4. ### So how often is an online sun or moon calculator wrong?

You will get a result from any decent astro calculator that is accurate to within a few minutes... in time, the speed of the Earth's rotation . One degree of latitude can make a difference of a couple...

4 Answers · Science & Mathematics · 01/08/2010

5. ### the length of a day a millenium ago?

...it. That would make a change in Earth's rotation period of 21 SECONDS PER YEAR. ...take my word for it, do as I did, pick a calculator and do the math. How would your friend explain...

5 Answers · Science & Mathematics · 19/09/2010

6. ### Why does the Earth take 365 days to rotate around the sun when we know a full rotation is 360?

...'s love affair with base-60. In the days of no calculators , they just loved counting systems based on 60, because...

9 Answers · Science & Mathematics · 29/08/2013

7. ### Is the Space Shuttle really going 17,500mph?

...500 mph (a little less). See this site for a solver: http://www.stuegli.com/phyzx/ calculators /calc-orbitvel.htm Use an altitude of around 300000m as representative. If you took earth rotation into it, it would actually reduce the speed. To reduce the energy requirements...

8 Answers · Science & Mathematics · 06/08/2012

8. ### Can you help me on all this?

...around the Sun that is 365 days. Rotation refers to Earth turning on ...000 by 365. Gee, do the math! OK, my calculator says 5,000. 4) Just subtract to get the...

2 Answers · Science & Mathematics · 16/12/2006

9. ### Where will I be 12 hrs from now (B)Hi guys...thank you all for the answer but i still have my doubts?

...wouldn't worry about that now, but if you can find a pocket calculator which has a cosine button you might like to try ... own latitude and multiplying that by the rotation speed at the equator to get your own current speed due...

2 Answers · Science & Mathematics · 13/12/2006

10. ### What formula(s) am I supposed to use to solve this astronomy problem? (Please do not solve the problem.)?

I would use these formulas: radial distance = R[equator] * cos( latitude) circumference = 2 pi * radial distance speed = circumference / (24 hours)

2 Answers · Science & Mathematics · 19/10/2011