HW01 - from earth. 4. 4.4 ly = 41627214079360 km...

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Brandon Howard 9/15/07 Stellar Astronomy Homework 1 1. No 2. A light year is the distance that light travels in one calendar year, approximately 9460730447581 km. 3. The observable universe is the portion of the universe that can be seen from earth. It is not the same as the entire universe because certain parts are unobservable
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Unformatted text preview: from earth. 4. 4.4 ly = 41627214079360 km 41627214079360 km / 384403 km (distance to moon) = 108290554.7 5. a) b) Galaxies because they are exponentially larger than stars....
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