problem36_49

problem36_49 - m) (10.0 m 10 (4.05 m) 10 400 ( 22 . 1 22 ....

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36.49: Let y be the separation between the two points being resolved and let s be their distance from the telescope. The limit of resolution corresponds to 1.22 s y D = λ m 10 05 . 4 ly 28 . 4 16 × = = s Assume visible light, with m 400 = λ m 10 2.0
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Unformatted text preview: m) (10.0 m 10 (4.05 m) 10 400 ( 22 . 1 22 . 1 9 16 9 = = =-D s y The diameter of Jupiter is m, 10 38 . 1 8 so the resolution is insufficient, by about one order of magnitude....
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