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Solution: A spaceship passes an observer on Earth at a speed of 0.7 c. On the ship, an antenna has a length of 1 m and an angle of 15o measured from the surface of the ship. When passing the Earth-bound observer, what length and angle is the antenna observed to have?

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A spaceship passes an observer on Earth at a speed of 0.7 c. On the ship, an antenna has a length of 1 m and an angle of 15o measured from the surface of the ship. When passing the Earth-bound observer, what length and angle is the antenna observed to have?