Astro 301 End-of-Lecture Problems: Answers (Lecture 1026) Lecture 10. The net result of the p-p reaction, can be summarized as 41H 4He+energy, so 4 H nuclei are converted to He in each reaction. The energy released is E=mc2, where m is the mass difference
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Homework Assignment 5 Instructor: Dr Andrew Robinson Due Date: 9am Friday, 14 May 2010. To tackle some of the following problems you will need to do some research, using either the textbook or
Astro 301 End-of-Lecture Problems: Answers Lecture 2.
"d . 206 265 In the first case, we are solving for the distance d, given the Moons angular size = 0.5. Converting to arcesconds, = 0.53600 = 1800. We also need the linear diameter, which is D = 3476 km
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Formulae, units and constants
Units and astrono mical data: 1 n m = 1 0 -9 m 1 Astrono mical Unit (AU) = 1.4961011 m 1 parsec (pc) = 3 .08610 m 1 arcsec = 1/3600 degree = 1/206 265 radians 1 atomic mass unit (amu) = 1.6610-27
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Homework Assignment 1 Instructor: Dr Andrew Robinson Due Date: 9 am Friday, 26 March 2010. To tackle some of the following problems you will need to do some research, using either the textbook
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Homework Assignment 2 Instructor: Dr Andrew Robinson Due Date: 9 am Friday, 9 April 2009. To tackle some of the following problems you will need to do some research, using either the textbook o