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<div class="definition"><div class="short_definition">The angular velocity of the earth (in the [[absolute coordinate system]])  is directed along the earth's axis toward the pole star and is equal in magnitude to 7.2921 &times; 10<sup>&minus;5</sup>  rad s<sup>&minus;1</sup>.</div><br/> </div>
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<div class="definition"><div class="short_definition">The angular velocity of the earth (in the [[absolute coordinate system]])  is directed along the earth's axis toward the pole star and is equal in magnitude to 7.2921 &times; 10<sup>-5</sup>  rad s<sup>-1</sup>.</div><br/> </div>
 
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Latest revision as of 13:38, 20 February 2012



angular velocity of the earth

The angular velocity of the earth (in the absolute coordinate system) is directed along the earth's axis toward the pole star and is equal in magnitude to 7.2921 × 10-5 rad s-1.