An extremely dense neutron star with mass equal to that of the Sun has a radius of about 10 km −about the size of Manhattan Island. These stars are thought to rotate once about their axis every 0.03 to 4

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  1. Physics

    If you weigh 670 N on the earth, what would be your weight on the surface of a neutron star that has the same mass as our sun and a diameter of 15.0 km ? Take the mass of the sun to be ms = 1.99×1030 kg , the gravitational constant to be G = 6.67×10−11

  2. science

    The Hertzsprung-Russell diagram below shows how the brightness, surface temperature, and color of stars are related.Which of these observations of Barnard’s Star is most likely accurate? * Captionless Image A Barnard’s Star is less bright than the sun,

  3. physics

    If you weigh 650 N on the earth, what would be your weight on the surface of a neutron star that has the same mass as our sun and a diameter of 15.0 km ? Take the mass of the sun to be ms = 1.99×10^30 kg, the gravitational constant to be G =

  4. physics

    A star with an initial radius of 1.0 x 10^8 m and period of 30.0 days collapses suddenly to a radius of 1.0 x 10^4 m. (a) Find the period of rotation after collapse. (b) Find the work done by gravity during the collapse if the mass of the star is 2.0 x

  5. Science please help :)?

    3. which if the following factors determines how long a star will live ? ( 1point ) A . star’s color b. the star’s mass**** c. the star’s diameter d. the star’s distance from the sun 4 . which of the following causes constellations to appear to

  6. science

    a neutron star, which is the remnant of an exploded massive star, consists of neutrons packing together with a total density of 3.03x10 14g/cm3. if you had a 1.40 cm3 sample of matter(about the size of a suger cube),what would its mass be?

  7. physics

    The mass of a certain neutron star is 2.0 x 1030 kg and its radius is 6,000 m (6 km). What is the acceleration of gravity at the surface of this condensed, burned out star?

  8. Physics Please help!

    Calculate the position of the center of mass of the following pairs of objects. Use acoordinate system where the origin is at the center of the more massive object. Give youranswer not in meters but as a fraction of the radius as requested. Get data from

  9. Physics

    What is the magnitude of the gravitational field at the surface of a neutron star whose mass is 1.64 times the mass of the Sun and whose radius is 9.1 km?

  10. Physics

    Neutron stars, such as the one at the center of the Crab Nebula, have about the same mass as our sun but a much smaller diameter. If you weigh 665 on the earth, what would be your weight on the surface of a neutron star that has the same mass as our sun

  11. Physics

    Black Holes are suspected when a visible star is being noticeably pulled by an invisible partner that is more than 3 times as massive as the Sun. A red giant star is accelerated in a linear direction by gravity at 0.075 m/s2 towards an object that is 9.4

  12. Physics (Online w/ no teacher)

    The mass of a certain neutron star is 3.0 X 10 to the 30th (1.5 solar masses) and its radius is 8,000 m (8 km). What is the acceleration of gravity at the surface of this condensed, burned-out star? My answer was 31,265,625 X 10 to the 12th km/s squared.

  13. Science

    1. The Hertzsprung-Russell diagram below shows how the brightness, surface temperature, and color of stars are related.stars would be * 3 points Captionless Image A Barnard’s Star is less bright than the sun, has a surface temperature below 3,800 K, and

  14. physics

    Find the approximate gravitational red shift in 500 nm light emitted by a compact star whose mass is that of sun but whose radius is 10 km.

  15. Science

    1. The Hertzsprung-Russell diagram below shows how the brightness, surface temperature, and color of stars are related.stars would be * 3 points Captionless Image A Barnard’s Star is less bright than the sun, has a surface temperature below 3,800 K,

  16. Science

    The Hertzsprung-Russell diagram below shows how the brightness, surface temperature, and color of stars are related.Which of these observations of Barnard’s Star is most likely accurate? * 1 point Captionless Image A Barnard’s Star is less bright than

  17. science

    an imaginary dense star Z has 1/5 the radius of earth, but 1000 times earth's mass. How much would a masss weighing 1.0 N on earth weigh on Star z

  18. Science

    1. The Hertzsprung-Russell diagram below shows how the brightness, surface temperature, and color of stars are related.stars would be * 3 points Captionless Image A Barnard’s Star is less bright than the sun, has a surface temperature below 3,800 K, and

  19. physics

    A star the size of the sun has a mass 8 times as great. It rotates on its axis once every 12 days. It then collapses into a neutron star of radius 10km, losing three quarters of its mass in the process. How long does it take to rotate once after collapse?

  20. Physics

    Neutron stars consist only of neutrons and have unbelievably high densities. A typical mass and radius for a neutron star might be 5.8 x 1028 kg and 1.5 x 103 m. (a) Find the density of such a star. (b) If a dime (V = 2.0 x 10-7 m3) were made from this

  21. Science, need help please!!

    Please help me with this science, thank you!! The sun is a mid-sized, main sequence star. What stage is next in the life cycle of the sun? A red giant B blackhole C white dwarf D neutron star ------------------------ Astronomers study many different kinds

  22. physics

    A star with an initial radius of 1.0 x 10^8 m and period of 30.0 days collapses suddenly to a radius of 1.0 x 10^4 m. (a) Find the period of rotation after collapse. (b) Find the work done by gravity during the collapse if the mass of the star is 2.0 x

  23. science

    1.) Any object having a very large mass would necessarily have a very large weight. true or false? False 2.)For a freely falling object, A) the total distance covered doesn't change. B) the velocity doesn't change. C) the acceleration doesn't change. D)

  24. physics

    An extremely dense neutron star with mass equal to that of the Sun has a radius of about 10 km −about the size of Manhattan Island. These stars are thought to rotate once about their axis every 0.03 to 4 s, depending on their size and mass. Suppose that

  25. physics

    Certain neutron stars (extremely dense stars) are believed to be rotating at about 100 rev/s. If such a star has a radius of 10 km, what must be its minimum mass so that material on its surface remains in place during the rapid rotation?

  26. chemistry

    assuming that a neutron star has the same density as a neutron, calculate the mass in kilograms of a small piece of a neutron star the size of a spherical pebble with a radius of 0.11mm

  27. general physics

    Neutron stars consist only of neutrons and have unbelievably high densities. A typical mass and radius for a neutron star might be 6.3 x 1028 kg and 1.6 x 103 m. (a) Find the density of such a star. (b) If a dime (V = 2.0 x 10-7 m3) were made from this

  28. physics 1

    Neutron stars consist only of neutrons and have unbelievably high densities. A typical mass and radius for a neutron star might be 5.6 x 1028 kg and 1.5 x 103 m. (a) Find the density of such a star. (b) If a dime (V = 2.0 x 10-7 m3) were made from this

  29. Physics

    A star with the same mass and diameter as the sun rotates about a central axis with a period of about 29.2 days. Suppose that the sun runs out of nuclear fuel and collapses to form a white dwarf star with a diameter equal to that of the earth. Assume the

  30. Physics

    The mass of a certain neutron star is 5 × 10^30kg (2.5 solar masses) and its radius is 2000 m. What is the acceleration of gravity at the surface of this condensed, burned-out star? The value of the universal gravitational constant is 6.67 ×

  31. physic

    Assuming uniform density, how much would 1.1 cubic centimeters of neutron star material weigh on the surface of the earth? You need the density of the neutron star to do this. weight= mass*g=density*volume*g

  32. Physics

    Hunting a black hole. Observations of the light from a certain star indicate that it is part of a binary (two-star) system. This visible star has orbital speed v = 270 km/s, orbital period T = 1.6 days, and approximate mass m1 = 6.0Ms, where Ms is the

  33. Physics!

    The two stars in a certain binary star system move in circular orbits. The first star, Alpha, has an orbital speed of 36 km/s. The second star, Beta, has an orbital speed of 12 km/s. The orbital period is 137 d. a) What is the mass of the star alpha? b)

  34. SCIENCE

    (please check my answers. if they are not right please correct them.) With the use of the Hubble Space Telescope, scientists recently discovered a giant runaway star. It is 90 times larger than the sun and is very hot and blue-white in color. Why does the

  35. college physics

    new planet is discovered orbiting a distant star. Observations have confirmed that the planet has a circular orbit with a radius of 21 AU and takes 118 days to orbit the star. Determine the mass of the star. State your answer with appropriate mks units.

  36. physics

    A neutron star has 10 km radius and rotation period 1.2 s What's the centripetal acceleration on its surface at the equator?

  37. physic

    Neutron stars are extremely dense objects with a mass comparable to the mass of the sun but a radius of only several thousand meters. Consider a neutron star of mass M = 1.99e+030 kg and a radius of R = 10 km. g = 1.3279e12 m/s Assuming uniform density,

  38. physics

    Assume that the mass of a neutron star is 1.5 times that of the Sun and the radius of the neutron star is 10 km. Ignore effects of Special Relativity. What is the approximate speed at which an object released from far away (at zero speed) reaches the

  39. physics

    Certain neutron stars (extremely dense stars) are believed to be rotating at about 0.76 rev/s. If such a star has a radius of 10 km, what must be its minimum mass so that material on its surface remains in place during the rapid rotation? i got

  40. Chemistry

    Neutron stars are composed of solid nuclear matter, primarily neutrons. Assume the radius of a neutron is approx. 1.0 x 10^-13 cm. Calculate the density of a neutron. [Hint: For a sphere V=(4/3) pi r^3. Assuming that a neutron star has the same density as

  41. Physics Question

    Find the escape speed from (a) the Sun, (b) a white dwarf star with one solar mass (same as the Sun) and radius 10,000 km, (c) a neutron star of 2.0 solar masses and radius of 10.0 km, and finally (d) a star with 2 solar masses and radius 5930 m. Comment

  42. physics

    The volume of a neutron is about 10−45 cubic meters. Suppose you packed the number of neutrons you found for problem 4 into a cube so that the neutrons touched edge to edge. How big would the cube be? (Hint: Problem 4 states that a neutron star has a

  43. chemistry

    Assuming that a neutron star has the same density as a neutron, calculate the mass in kilograms of a small piece of a neutron star the size of a spherical pebble with a radius of 0.30mm .

  44. physics

    A neutron star has a mass of 1.27 × 1030 kg (about the mass of our sun) and a radius of 6.47 × 103 m. Suppose an object falls from rest near the surface of such a star. How fast would it be moving after it had fallen a distance of 0.0086 m? (Assume that

  45. Physics

    The typical lifetime of a star like our Sun is 10 billion years. While a star like our Sun is able to generate energy in its core (through fusion) the thermal pressure balances the gravitational pressure from the Sun’s mass. However, once the star rules

  46. physics

    What is the magnitude of the gravitational field at the surface of a neutron star whose mass is 1.60 times the mass of the Sun and whose radius is 10.5 km?

  47. physics 1

    Neutron stars consist only of neutrons and have unbelievably high densities. A typical mass and radius for a neutron star might be 5.6 x 1028 kg and 1.5 x 103 m. (a) Find the density of such a star. (b) If a dime (V = 2.0 x 10-7 m3) were made from this

  48. Physics

    Neutron stars, such as the one at the center of the Crab Nebula, have about the same mass as our sun but a much smaller diameter. If you weigh 665N on the earth, what would be your weight on the surface of a neutron star that has the same mass as our sun

  49. Science

    What is a supernova? supernova is the explosion of a star, possibly caused by gravitational collapse, during which the star's luminosity increases by as much as 20 magnitudes and most of the star's mass is blown away at very high velocity, sometimes

  50. physics -- fluid mechanics

    Neutron stars consist only of neutrons and have unbelievably high densities. A typical mass and radius for a neutron star might be 3.4 multiplied by 1028 kg and 2.0 multiplied by 103 m. (a) Find the density of such a star. (b) If a dime (V = 2.0 multiplied

  51. Physics

    Neutron stars consist only of neutrons and have unbelievably high densities. A typical mass and radius for a neutron star might be 8.1 x 1028 kg and 1.7 x 103 m. (a) Find the density of such a star. (b) If a dime (V = 2.0 x 10-7 m3) were made from this

  52. ap physics

    A star the size of our Sun runs out of nuclear fuel and, without losing mass, collapses to a white dwarf star the size of our Earth. The radius of our Sun is 6.96×108m , the radius of Earth is 6.37×106m . If the star initially rotates at the same rate as

  53. Physics

    A star the size of our Sun runs out of nuclear fuel and, without losing mass, collapses to a white dwarf star the size of our Earth. The radius of our Sun is 6.96×108m , the radius of Earth is 6.37×106m . If the star initially rotates at the same rate as

  54. physics

    A star the size of our Sun runs out of nuclear fuel and, without losing mass, collapses to a white dwarf star the size of our Earth. The radius of our Sun is 6.96×108m , the radius of Earth is 6.37×106m If the star initially rotates at the same rate as

  55. Neutron star-universal gravitational problem

    Hi, i'm having problem w/ this question...i've tried everything i know and i still don't get the right answer...here's the info they give: Consider a neutron star of mass M = 1.99e+30kg and a radius of R = 10 km. They ask 3 question...two of which i have

  56. Physics HELP!!

    The mass of a certain neutron star is 3.0 1030 kg (1.5 solar masses) and its radius is 7550 m. What is the acceleration of gravity at the surface of this condensed, burned-out star?

  57. Physics please help ASAP!

    If you know the mass of a star and a planet’s radius and speed at perihelion (closest approach to the star), then using conservation of energy and angular momentum you can solve for the radius and speed of that planet at aphelion (farthest point from the

  58. physics (check my answers)

    When the nuclear fuel in the sun is gone, the sun will collapse to a a. black hole b. white dwarf c. supernova d. neutron star My answer: I think its a black hole. If the mass of the Earth were suddenly doubled while the radius was unchanged, your weight

  59. Astronomy

    1. When comparing the sizes of stars, our Sun is: a.) the largest star discovered to date b.)one of the larger stars discovered to date c.)medium size as compared to other stars d.)one of the smallest stars discovered to date My answer: c or d 2. What

  60. Physics

    The mass of a certain neutron star is 1 × 1031 kg (5 solar masses) and its radius is 5500 m. What is the acceleration of gravity at the surface of this condensed, burned-out star? The value of the universal gravitational con- stant is 6.67 × 10−11 N ·

  61. Physics

    The mass of a certain neutron star is 1 × 1031 kg (5 solar masses) and its radius is 5500 m. What is the acceleration of gravity at the surface of this condensed, burned-out star? The value of the universal gravitational con- stant is 6.67 × 10−11 N ·

  62. physics (Newton's Law of gravitation)

    I need help with this question until the end if you can, please. Thank you. A neutron star and a black hole are 2.400e+12 m from each other at a certain point in their orbit. The neutron star has a mass of 2.78×10^30 kg and the black hole has a mass of

  63. science

    Using various telescopes, astronomers discovered a giant star that is 100 times larger than the Sun, and is very hot. It is blue-white in color. Why does the Sun appear brighter than this larger star when viewed from Earth? - The Sun is older than the

  64. science

    Using various telescopes, astronomers discovered a giant star that is 100 times larger than the Sun, and is very hot. It is blue-white in color. Why does the Sun appear brighter than this larger star when viewed from Earth? - The Sun is older than the

  65. physics (Newton's law of gravitation)

    Can anyone please help me with this question? I am really confused. A neutron star and a black hole are 2.400e+12 m from each other at a certain point in their orbit. The neutron star has a mass of 2.78×1030 kg and the black hole has a mass of 9.94×1030

  66. physics

    A neutron star has a mass of 1.11 × 1030 kg and a radius of 7.93 × 103 m. Suppose an object falls from rest near the surface. How fast would it be moving after it had fallen a distance of 0.012 m? (Assume that the gravitational force is constant over the

  67. physics

    Sun will turn into a red giant star one day. Today the sun has a mass of 2*10^30kg and a radius of 70km and an angular velocity of 2.85*10^-6 rad/s. How fast are the particles moving at the surface of the sun? When the sun turns into a red giant its mass

  68. physics (Newton"s law of gravitation)

    Please, can someone help me with this? A neutron star and a black hole are 2.400e+12 m from each other at a certain point in their orbit. The neutron star has a mass of 2.78×1030 kg and the black hole has a mass of 9.94×1030 kg. What is the magnitude of

  69. physics

    A neutron star and a black hole are 5.650e+12 m from each other at a certain point in their orbit. The neutron star has a mass of 2.78×1030 kg and the black hole has a mass of 9.94×1030 kg. What is the magnitude of the gravitational attraction between

  70. Physics

    If the gravitational force on you is 670N on the earth, how strong is the gravitational force on you on the surface of a neutron star that has the same mass as our sun and a diameter of 20.0km ? Take the mass of the sun to be ms = 1.99×1030kg , the

  71. Science

    Express mass of the Earth in unit of M. Take ME = 6 x 1024kg. The apparent magnitude of the sun is £¡ 26.81 and that of another star is£¡1.81. How much brighter the sun is with respect to that star ?

  72. Astronomy

    When the Sun ends up as a white dwarf, billions of years from now, it will contain about 40 percent of its present-day mass and have the same radius as Earth. What will be its density? How many times more dense is that than the present-day Sun?

  73. physics

    A neutron star and a black hole are 5.650e+12 m from each other at a certain point in their orbit. The neutron star has a mass of 2.78×1030 kg and the black hole has a mass of 9.94×1030 kg.

  74. physics

    In a certain binary star system, each star has the same mass as our sun, and they revolve about their center of mass. The distance between them is the same as the distance between the EArth and sun. Wha tis their period of revolution in years?

  75. Physics please HELP

    A planet A of mass m is in a circular orbit of radius "a" around a star ( M_star >> m ). Another planet B with the same mass m is in an elliptical orbit around the same star with its length of the semi-major axis equal to "a" . We have just learned that,

  76. physics

    A planet A of mass m is in a circular orbit of radius "a" around a star ( M_star >> m ). Another planet B with the same mass m is in an elliptical orbit around the same star with its length of the semi-major axis equal to "a" . We have just learned that,

  77. math

    calculate the mass in kilograms of a small piece of a neutron star the size of a spherical pebble with a radius of 0.10 mm. 0.10 mm=0.010cm V=(4/3)(0.010cm)^3= M= ( i got this far now I am lost please help

  78. Physics

    What is the orbital velocity of the Earth around the Sun, assuming the Earth takes a perfectly circular orbit around the Sun? What would be the centripetal acceleration of the Earth around the Sun? (I have no clue :() From my textbook I found out that

  79. Science

    Facts about the sun are? I have 1. the only star in our solar system 2. sun spots are cooler areas on sun's surface 3. from solar energy 4.Solar flares 5. only star you see during the day 6.made of gas 7.closest star to our earth

  80. Another astronomy (algebra-based physics) question

    I’d prefer thorough solutions, but if you can only provide formulas that would solve each part of the problem, that’d be helpful too :-) Thanks! Spinning too fast The rate of rotation of astrophysical objects that are held together by gravity (e.g.,

  81. science

    a star has a size of 0.1 solar radius. How many times larger is the sun than this star

  82. Physics

    Suppose that instead of our sun, our star were a giant star such as Betelgeuse. The mass of Betelgeuse is estimated to be about 20 times that of our sun. With earth in the same orbit? With its same mass, how long would our year be in earth days if we

  83. science

    what type of spectrum does the sun emit? where does nuclear fusion in the sun occur? if a star begins its evolution with 10 times the mass of the sun, but ends up with 2 times the mass of the sun, what type of object does it form?

  84. physics

    A black hole is an object with mass, but no spatial extent. It truly is a particle. A black hole may form from a dead star. Such a black hole has a mass several times the mass of the Sun. Imagine a black hole whose mass is eighty-two times the mass of the

  85. astronomy

    Assume that the mass of a sun-like star is 2.50 x 10^5 Earth masses and that its radius is about 101.0 times that of Earth. The density of Earth is about 5,500 kg/m^3. What is the density of this star?

  86. English

    1. The sun is much brighter than the star. ------------------------------------- Is the star in generic use? Or does the star refer to the specific star? In my opinion, some stars are brighter than the sun, aren't they?

  87. science

    if a white dwarf can exist only if its mass is less than 1.4 times the sun's mass, how can a star having 5 times the sun's mass end as a white dwarf? & what can astronomers learn about a star from its spectral lines?

  88. science

    if a white dwarf can exist only if its mass is less than 1.4 times the sun's mass, how can a star having 5 times the sun's mass end as a white dwarf? & what can astronomers learn about a star from its spectral lines?

  89. science someone help me pleaz!!!!!!!!

    if a white dwarf can exist only if its mass is less than 1.4 times the sun's mass, how can a star having 5 times the sun's mass end as a white dwarf? & what can astronomers learn about a star from its spectral lines?

  90. Physics

    The astronomical unit (AU, equal to the mean radius of the Earth’s orbit) is 1.4960E11 m, and a year is 3.1557E7 s. Newton’s gravitational constant is G=6.6743E-11 m^3kg^-1s^-2. Calculate the mass of the Sun in kilograms. (Recalling or looking up the

  91. Physics

    The astronomical unit (AU, equal to the mean radius of the Earth’s orbit) is 1.4960E11 m, and a year is 3.1557E7 s. Newton’s gravitational constant is G=6.6743E-11 m^3kg^-1s^-2. Calculate the mass of the Sun in kilograms. (Recalling or looking up the

  92. Physics

    The astronomical unit (AU, equal to the mean radius of the Earth’s orbit) is 1.4960E11 m, and a year is 3.1557E7 s. Newton’s gravitational constant is G=6.6743E-11 m^3kg^-1s^-2. Calculate the mass of the Sun in kilograms. (Recalling or looking up the

  93. Physics

    Find the gravitational force acting on the Sun by the Earth. Given: Mass of the Sun = 1.99 * 1030 kg Mass of the Earth = 5.98 * 1024 kg Radius of the Sun = 6.96 * 108 m Radius of the Earth = 6.37 * 106 m Distance between the Sun and the Earth = 1.50 * 1011

  94. Physics

    A neutron star has 12 km radius and rotation period 1.6 s. What's the centripetal acceleration on its surface at the equator?

  95. physics

    Consider a star with a mass of 8.7 x 1031 kg. Determine the radius of the star if a typical star has a density of 1400 kg/m3.

  96. Physics

    Find the approximate gravitational red shift in 500 nm light emitted by a compact star whose mass is that of sun but whose radius is 10 km.

  97. Physics

    Find the approximate gravitational red shift in 500 nm light emitted by a compact star whose mass is that of sun but whose radius is 10 km.

  98. Physics

    Find the approximate gravitational red shift in 500 nm light emitted by a compact star whose mass is that of sun but whose radius is 10 km.

  99. astronomy

    Observations with the Hubble Space Telescope revealed a planet about 16 AU from a star whose mass is the same as our Sun’s mass. How long does it take the planet to orbit the star?

  100. English

    The sun is much brighter than the star. ----------------------- What does the star mean here? Does "the star" refer to all stars or one star which the speaker want to mention?

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