A newly discovered exoplanet orbits a distant star. It orbits in a circular pattern 1 Au
every 10 years
a. M/ Mo = (a/1AU)^3 / (P/1 year)^2 = 10^3/10^2 = 10
b. M = 10 Mo
a. We have sent spacecraft to:
i. All planetary sy
Speed of light
The speed of light is 3 * 10 ^ 5 kilometers/second.
Earth's rotation length
Earth rotates on its axis 360 degrees every 24 hours.
Earth's revolution length
It takes 12 months for Earth to revolve 360 degrees.
An imaginary "
Light Gathering Power of Telescopes
LGP = Light Gathering Power
A = area of telescopes mirror,
D = diameter of mirror,
LG = Light Gathered,
t = collection time, , image
a. Light travels through what medium? electromagnetic field
ii. Strong and weak nuclear forces
1. Strong holds nuclei of atoms together
2. Weak can change particles from one type to another- radioactive
3. Electromagnetic force,