samp20 - s D If these angles are made equal we have s D d D...

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SAMPLE PROBLEM (Class 20) ANS. The minimum angular separation that can be resolved is θ λ R d = 122 . . Then, the angle subtended by two points separated by s at a distance D from the observer is =
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Unformatted text preview: s D . If these angles are made equal, we have, s D d D sd = = = × × ×--122 122 10 122 010 10 2 9 . . (5. ) . ( . ) , so m)(4.0 10 m m-3 D = 1.6 ×10 6 m = 1600 km...
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This note was uploaded on 09/17/2008 for the course PHYS 1200 taught by Professor Stoler during the Spring '06 term at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.

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