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    HOMEWORK 2 Astronomy & Astrophysics Chapter 8 7. By applying the Boltzmann equation to the neutral hydrogen atom (neglect ionization), write the equation for the population of the nth energy level relative to that of the ground state at temperature T. Now

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    HOMEWORK 1 Astronomy & Astrophysics Chapter 8 11a. How much more energy is emitted by a star at 20,000 K than one at 5,000 K? (Assume the sizes are similar.) E = 4 R2 T4 E1 / E2 = (T1 / T2)4 = (20,000 / 5,000)4 = (4)4 = 256 X 11b. What is the predominate

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    HOMEWORK 5 Astronomy & Astrophysics Chapter 9 Due Wednesday, September 10, 2008 1. Compare the resolution and the light-gathering power of the human eye with those of a a) 10-cm telescope b) 4-m telescope The maximum possible antenna separation of t

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    HOMEWORK 6 Astronomy & Astrophysics Chapter 11 Due Monday, September 22, 2008 1. Astronomers living on Mars would define their astronomical unit in terms of the orbit of Mars. If they defined parsec in the same manner as we do, how many Martian as

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    HOMEWORK 4 Astronomy & Astrophysics Chapter 8 The two solar absorption lines given in the table below are produced when an electron makes an upward transition from the ground state orbital of the neutral Na I atom. () 3302.98 5895.94 W () 0.067 0.560 f 0.

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