On April 12, 1961, the first cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin took off from the Baikonur cosmodrome on the Vostok spacecraft.

On April 12, 1961, the first cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin took off from the Baikonur cosmodrome on the Vostok spacecraft. The spacecraft moved in the satellite orbit with a period of 1.5 hours and, having completed one revolution, landed. In what place in relation to Baikonur he landed. Indicate the approximate coordinates of the landing site, if the coordinates of Baikonur are: latitude – 46о, longitude – 63 о.

The spacecraft launches from west to east. During the flight of the spacecraft, the Earth turned 22.5о. Consequently, the ship landed at the same latitude 22.5o west. That is, it will be at the point with coordinates – 46o in latitude and 40.5o in longitude.

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