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Would there be a coriolis effect if the earth's axis was not tilted?
Would there be a coriolis effect if the earth's axis was not tilted? I think not.
The question I would ask if a planet was spinning on a perpendicular rather than tilted axis would there be a perceived Coriolis effect.
The earth axis is at a 23 Degree tilt as noted by many sources, so at a 0 degree tilt my hypothesis is there would be no Coriolis effect.
Sorry if you missed the NASA reference that from another reference point ie space "there is no deflection and the motion is a straight line."
.... I don,t see how a space ship has two degrees of spin. I can count only one due to the earth's rotation, if it spins as it takes off, then there will be a third.
My previous hypothesis is that is it is an observed effect due to the fact that the earth has a tilted axis, and due to earths rotation the target has moved between firing of missile and landing of missile, unles I misinterpret the previous post it is a frame of reference issue.