Posted by **jackmo** on Wednesday, May 2, 2012 at 8:24pm.

Two stars are 8 light years from earth (a light year is the distance light travels in one year). The 550 nm light from the two stars can be barely distinguished in the diffraction pattern of 90 cm wide single slit. How far apart are the stars?

## Answer This Question

## Related Questions

- math - a light year is the distance light travels in one year. one light year is...
- MATH - A light year is the distance that a light travels through a vacuum (space...
- physics - Two stars are 4.40 1011 m apart and are equally distant from the earth...
- physics - Two stars are 3.80 1011 m apart and are equally distant from the earth...
- scinec - We measure the distance between stars in light years. A light years is ...
- algebra - A light-year is the distance that light travels in one year. Find the ...
- physics - A light year (speed of light 2.998x10^8 m/s) is the distance light ...
- physics - In astronomy, distances are often expressed in light-years. One light-...
- physics - A certain spaceship has a speed of 18200 mi/hr. What is its speed in ...
- science - In which of the following statement the word light year is used ...

More Related Questions