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2010-02-09, CK - Solar Parasols Data

2010-02-09, CK - Solar Parasols Data

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PARAMETER-QUANTITYReference Source
93,000,000.0
miles
1.488E+11148,800,000,000
mp.187, "LIFE NATURE", <The Universe>, 1964
150,000,000.0
Km
1.500E+11150,000,000,000
mPC-program, "EARTH", <EncycBrit-DVD>, 2005
149,600,000.0
Km
1.496E+11149,600,000,000
m
 p.345, "Planets of the Solar System", Macmillan Dict of Measur't, 1994
3,955.0
miles
6.328E+066,328,000
mp.187, "LIFE NATURE", <The Universe>, 1964
432,500.0
miles
6.920E+08692,000,000
mp.187, "LIFE NATURE", <The Universe>, 1964
6.920E+066,920,000
m
8.637E+1086,374,133,949
m
1,500,000.0
km
1.500E+091,500,000,000
m
1,500,000.0
km
1.500E+091,500,000,000
mhttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Solar_and_Heliospheric_Observatory
2,200,000,000.0
tonnes
2.200E+122,200,000,000,000
kgp.187, "LIFE NATURE", <The Universe>, 1964
6,590.0
tonnes
6.590E+066,590,000
kgp.187, "LIFE NATURE", <The Universe>, 1964
Escape velocity to LEO8.0Km/s8.000E+038,000
m/s
Escape velocity to HEO11.0Km/s1.100E+0411,000
m/shttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tundra_orbit
Escape velocity to infinity11.2Km/s1.120E+0411,200
m/s
2,000.0Km2.000E+062,000,000
m
36,000Km3.600E+0736,000,000
m
127.0000minutes7.620E+037,620
secs
e.g., if Tgeo-sync = 86,400secs =24hr 
Rgeo-sync = 6.6 * RE
=4.176E+0741,764,800
mp.1, http://www.phy6.org/stargaze/Sorbit.htm
Circumpolar Tundra, Hudson Bay, Canada
55.0
deg N
PC-program, "EARTH", <EncycBrit-DVD>, 2005
Circumpolar Tundra, N. Scandinavia
70.0
deg N
PC-program, "EARTH", <EncycBrit-DVD>, 2005
Circumpolar Tundra, Average
82.5
deg N
 by arithmetic
Distance Nth pole down to Tundra (AVG)
5.062E+05506,240
mby trigonometry, including 23degree incline Earth axis to vertical
Cited -NumberCited-UnitMKS -NumberMKS (approx.)-Number
MKS-Unit
Earth-Sun distance, D
ES
Earth-Sun distance, D
ES
Earth-Sun distance, D
ES
Earth Radius R 
E
Sun-Radius, R 
S
Earth-L1 distance, D
L1
z = R 
L1
/ D
ES
= 0.01
=> R 
L1
=
E-L1 & E-L2 distance, D
L1 &
D
L2
L1
= R 
L2
= D
ES
/
3
=> R 
L1
=
Earth-L1 distance, D
L1
Earth-L1 distance, D
L1
Sun-Mass, M
S
Earth-Mass, M
E
Low Earth Orbit distance D
HEO
, max
High Earth (Elliptical) Orbit distance D
HEO
HEO
O
(per: Kepler)
T = 5063 (secs) R 
O3/2
0.08 R 
E
 
EARTH-SUN DATA FOR GEOMETRIC CALCULATIONS
 
NOT-TO-SCALE !
12/2/2010 9:26
9.48E+06m =9,483km
2.54E+11kg
1. Distance
D
L1
- from Earth - of single disk Lagrange Parasol (known data) =
D
L1
= 6.92E6m2. Radius
HL1
 
- of single disk Lagrange Parasol (by similar triangles):
(R 
S
- R 
E
) / D
ES
= (R 
HL1
- R 
E
)
 
/ D
L1
 
HL1
= R 
E
+ D
L1
* (R 
S
- R 
E
) / D
ES
= 6.32E6 + 6.92E6 * (6.92E8 -6.32E6) / 1.5E11 
HL1
=
This would be the RADIUS of a
single
IR reflecting parasol disk, located at L1, to shade ALL of Earth, via a single IR reflecting mirro
3. Mass of MonoSol disk = area * thickness * density (plastic + nano-wire) =
P *
(9.48E6 m)
2
* 0.01E-3m * (90
Estimate density of polyethylene
plastic
= 0.9 gm/cc = 90kg/m
3
;
nano-wire
(scattered thru' plastic) = 0.1 density of solid steel = 0.1 * 9gm/cc = 90kg/m3
Sun's Rays toCircumference of Earth
SUN CENTRE =
centre of planetary orbit system
EARTH CENTRE =
in solar orbit about Sun
Distance Earth-Sun
D
ES
 
= 1.5E11mLocation of Lagrange Point
L1,a naturally stable gravitational point,
in solar orbit about Sun
Radius R 
S
= 6.9E8mEarth-
RE
 =6.3E6m
 
Radius, if a full
MonoSol
 
were used,
HL1
 
=9.5E3km;Also would be the (average) minor-radius of annular ellipse,if a
LentiSol
(ring) were used (see next sheet).
Dist.
D
L1
 
GEOMETRY & CALCULATIONS FOR PARASOL USING
MONO-SOL-DISK 
AT L1
Umbra of a 'MonoSol' willshade all of Earth's surface;
 
12/2/2010 9:26
NOT-TO-SCALE !
`
9.5E+06m =9,483km2.62E+06kg
4. Ratio of mass of LentiSolAnnulus to mass of MonoSol0.0010%This is a BIG saving in launch mass compared to the MONOSOL
1. Distance D
L1
- from Earth - of multiple disk Lagrange Parasol (known data) =
D
L1
= 1.5E9m2. Average radius
HL1
- of HALO ORBIT - of multiple disk Lagrange Parasol (by similar triangles):
(R 
S
- R 
E
) / D
ES
= (R 
HL1
- R 
E
)
 
/ D
L1
 
HL1
= R 
E
+ D
L1
* (R 
S
- R 
E
) / D
ES
= 6.32E6 + 6.92E6 * (6.92E8 -6.32E6) / 1.5E11
HL1
=
= Average RADIUS of a
lenticular
parasol - shading only polar regions - using 20
smaller
parasols in a common HALO orbit, at L1.
3. Mass of LentiSolAnnulus = area * thickness * density (plastic + nano-wire) = [[
P *
(9.5E6m)
2
] - [
P
* (9E6m)
2
]] * 0.01E-3m * (90kg/m
3
) =
Estimate density of polyethylene
plastic
= 0.9 gm/cc = 90kg/m
3
;
nano-wire
(scattered thru' plastic) = 0.1 density of solid steel = 0.1 * 9gm/cc = 90kg/m3
Sun's Rays toCircumference of Earth
SUN CENTRE =
centre of planetary orbit system
EARTH CENTRE =
in solar orbit about Sun
Distance Earth-Sun
D
ES
= 1.5E11mLocation of Lagrange Point
L1
,in solar orbit about Sun
Radius R 
S
= 6.9E8mEarth-R 
E
=6.3E6m
 
Minor radius of elliptical LentiSol
HL1
 
=9.5E3km
Dist.
D
L1
 
=1.5E9
m
GEOMETRY & CALCULATIONS FOR PARASOL USING
LENTI-SOL-ANNULUS
AT L1
Umbra of the 'MonoSol' will shade all of Earth's surface
(from scaling)
 
Thickness of LentiSol ring
0.5km
Umbra of the 'Lent
 
iSol' should shade just the Polar Tundra,on average above Latitude 83degN.There appears difficulty in stopping the sun's light (not shade) penumbra heating the polar regions.
Thickness of shaded polar region

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