ASTM001 Solar System Duration 3h
Monday, 15 May 2006
This paper has two Sections, Section A and Section B:
you should attempt both Sections. Please read carefully the instructions given at
the beginning of each section. You are encouraged to read through the entire paper
before beginning answering the questions.
Calculators are NOT permitted in this examination. Numerical answers, where
required, may be determined approximately to within factors N 5.
Some useful numbers and identities:
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Each question carries 5 marks (2.5 marks for each sub-part).
You should attempt ALL five questions.
1. Describe in one or two sentences what is meant by each of the following terms:
(a) Lam6 constants
(b) Love numbers