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A spaceship is flying directly away from Earth at a speed of 0.760 c , and the captain's family at home on Earth broadcasts their well wishes on the...

A spaceship is flying directly away from Earth at a speed of 0.760c, and the captain's family at home on Earth broadcasts their well wishes on the Family Radio System frequency of 462.5625 Mhz. To what frequency must the homesick captain tune the ship's radio to receive the broadcast? (Round your answer to three significant figures.)


Ive solved the problem and came up with 189 MHz but that is not correct and I do not know where I went wrong.

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this is Doppler frequency and the equation is given by f observed = f source *√(1+β)/(1-β) ----i since the source is... View the full answer

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