Orders of magnitude (angular momentum)

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The following table lists various orders of magnitude for angular momentum, in Joule-seconds.


Factor (J·s) Value (J·s) Item
10−34 1.055×10−34 Reduced Planck constant
6.626×10−34 Planck constant
1029 2.308×1029 Rotational angular momentum of the Moon
1033 7.07×1033 Rotational angular momentum of the Earth[1]
1034 2.871×1034 Orbital angular momentum of the Moon, with respect to the Earth.[2]
1040 2.661×1040 Orbital angular momentum of the Earth, with respect to the Sun.[3]
1041 1.676×1041 Rotational angular momentum of the Sun[4]

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  1. ^ http://sceweb.uhcl.edu/blanford/Y&F10_036.pdf[bare URL PDF]
  2. ^ "Archived copy" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2018-09-30. Retrieved 2018-09-30.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  3. ^ http://sceweb.uhcl.edu/blanford/Y&F10_036.pdf[bare URL PDF]
  4. ^ Iorio, L. (2012). "Constraining the Angular Momentum of the Sun with Planetary Orbital Motions and General Relativity". Solar Physics. 281 (2): 815–826. arXiv:1112.4168. Bibcode:2012SoPh..281..815I. doi:10.1007/s11207-012-0086-6. S2CID 119183828.

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