What is the diameter of the sun from Saturn?
This is simple geometry but I'm not the best math student. Can you please help me? Thanks.
The planet Saturn is 886,000,000 miles from the sun and the sun has a diameter of 864,000 miles. What is the apparent diameter of the sun for an observer on Saturn? Express your answer in decimal degrees to three decimal places.
- 8 years agoFavorite Answer
Diameter of sun 864,000
Distance Sun←→Saturn 886,000,000
Circumference of Arc representing 360° or 2π radians
or 1 revolution
Apparent Diameter of sun as proportion
of a revolution is
Apparent Diameter of sun expressed
in degrees is
▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ x 360°
to 3 decimal places that is