Solution: Determine the apogee of the earth

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Determine the apogee of the earth.

Problem Statement: ECE Board April 1998

The major axis of the elliptical path in which the earth moves around the sun is approximately 186,000,000 miles and the eccentricity of the ellipse is 1/60. Determine the apogee of the earth.

Problem Answer:

The apogee of the earth is 94,550,000 miles.

Solution:

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