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Angular diameter of sun is 17" when measured from north pole and south pole of earth. Calculate distance of sun from earth if diameter of earth is 12800km.

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This is nonsense. Do you mean parallax?
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Parallax#Stellar_parallax

If this question was generated by your instructor, or your text, I recommend dropping the course immediately, as it will be a waste of your time.

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no kindly help me in solving it..i need the ans..

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