Acceleration of sun

Classical Mechanics Level 3

The Sun goes around the center of our galaxy once every 250 million years. The Sun is also \(2.55 \times 10^{20}\) meters far from the center of our galaxy. What is the magnitude of the acceleration of our Sun towards the center of the galaxy in \(\text{ m/s}^2\)?

Details and assumptions

  • You may assume the Sun's orbit is circular.
  • There are 24 hours in a day and 365 days in a year.

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