The Hubble Space Telescope (HST) can resolve objects that have a small angular separation because there is no atmospheric distortion of the light. (i.e. The HST has excellent resolving power.) Its 2.4-m-diameter primary mirror can collect light from distant galaxies

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  1. Physics

    A student sits on a rotating stool holding two 3.4-kg objects. When his arms are extended horizontally, the objects are 1.0 m from the axis of rotation and he rotates with an angular speed of 0.75 rad/s. The moment of inertia of the student plus stool is

  2. Art

    Three Pears By Paul Cézanne 1. Which of the following statements is not true? A. The pears occupy the positive space in this image. B. Recognizing the negative and positive spaces could have made it easier for the artist to paint the pairs. *C. The

  3. astronomy

    In space, the angular resolution of the Keck telescope is govererned by the diffraction limit. How far away could you read the same book, using the Keck telescope in space? Please express your answers in units of meters.

  4. physics

    A telescope has an objective with a refractive power of 1.20 diopters and an eyepiece with a refractive power of 220 diopters. What is the angular magnification of the telescope?

  5. astronomy

    The Keck telescope on Mauna Kea has an angular resolution on Earth of half an arcsecond. How far away (in meters) could you read ("resolve the letters of") a book with 3 mm square type, using the Keck telescope on Earth?

  6. Physics

    The space shuttle releases a space telescope into orbit around the earth. The telescope is traveling at a speed of 1700m/s in 25 seconds. What is the distance of the satellite? d = v x t d = 1700 x 25 = Is that the correct formula? Thank you.

  7. astronomy

    Which of the following two telescopes has a better angular resolution? 1) the Hubble Space Telescope (2.4 meter aperture) at optical wavelengths and 2) the Very Long Baseline Array (VLBA), a radio interferometer with a maximum baseline of 8600 km observing

  8. science

    Which statement best describes Newton’s Law of Universal Gravitation? A.Large objects, like Earth and the Sun, attract other objects everywhere in the universe. B.Gravity is a kind of magnetic force between objects and Earth. C.Gravity is the result of

  9. geometry

    The Hubble Space Telescope is orbiting Earth 600 km above Earth's surface. Earth's radius is about 6370 km. Use the Pythagorean Theorem to find he distance a from the telescope to Earth's horizon. Round your answer to the nearest ten kilometers.

  10. Art Please Help I need this answered by 8:10 Pm 2n

    I need help. I got the answers of 1-3. but I don't know what 4-5 are. 4. The Willows of Marissel by Jean-Baptiste- Camille Corot. Which elements helps to give the illusion of great height and reaching upwards? A. the color of the painting B. the lines made

  11. astronomy

    Which of the following two telescopes has a better angular resolution? 1) the Hubble Space Telescope (2.4 meter aperture) at optical wavelengths and 2) the Very Long Baseline Array (VLBA), a radio interferometer with a maximum baseline of 8600 km observing

  12. astronomy

    The Keck telescope on Mauna Kea has an angular resolution on Earth of half an arcsecond. How far away (in meters) could you read ("resolve the letters of") a book with 3 mm square type, using the Keck telescope on Earth?

  13. Covenant polytechnic. Aba.

    Two converging lenses having power of +2.0 and +20.0 diopter are used to give magnifications in an astronomical telescope. calculate the angular magnification of the telescope when (I).in normal adjustment. (ii).The final image is formed at the least

  14. science

    the space telescope was named for this American astronmer it has 6 letters

  15. Astronomy

    The luminosity of the Sun is 4*10^33 erg/s, and its radius is 7*10^10 cm. What is the Sun's effective temperature? Please enter your answer in units of Kelvin. What is the Sun's effective temperature? Please enter your answer in units of Kelvin. -

  16. Geometric & Wave Optics

    An astronomical telescope consists an objective of focal lenght 100cm and an eyepiece of focal lenght 8cm. calculate the angular magnification of the telescope and also determine the distance between the two lenses.

  17. Science

    Give two advantages that a telescope lens or mirror of large diameter has over one of small diameter The light-gathering power of an optical telescope is directly related to the diameter (or aperture) of the objective lens or mirror. Note that the area of

  18. PHYSICS--

    The objective and eyepiece of an astronomical telescope are double convex lenses with refractive index 1.5. When the telescope is adjusted to infinity, the separation between the two lenses is 16 cm. If the space between the lenses is now filled with water

  19. Astronomy

    The Hubble Space Telescope orbits at an altitude of 600 km above the Earth's surface. Assuming it is in a stable circular orbit, what is its velocity? For reference, the Earth's radius is 6400 km and Earth's mass is 6 x 10^24 kg. The formula to solve for

  20. Science

    Explain why Newton's laws of motion apply to objects in space even though objects in space can look and feel weightless

  21. Geo. & Wave Optics

    An astronomical telescope consists an objective of focal lenght 100cm and an eyepiece of focal lenght 8cm. calculate the angular magnification of the telescope and also determine the distance between the two lenses.

  22. physics

    The Yerkes refracting telescope has a 1 m diameter objective lens of focal length 20 m.Assume it is used with an eyepiece of focal length 4.31 cm. Find the angular magnification of the planet Mars as seen through this telescope

  23. ap physics

    A student sits on a rotating stool holding two 3.8-kg objects. When his arms are extended horizontally, the objects are 1.0 m from the axis of rotation and he rotates with an angular speed of 0.75 rad/s. The moment of inertia of the student plus stool is

  24. Physics

    On earth, two parts of a space probe weigh 18300 N and 4440 N. These parts are separated by a center-to-center distance of 5.11 m and may be treated as uniform spherical objects. Find the magnitude of the gravitational force that each part exerts on the

  25. astronomy

    Which of the following two telescopes has a better angular resolution? 1) the Hubble Space Telescope (2.4 meter aperture) at optical wavelengths and 2) the Very Long Baseline Array (VLBA), a radio interferometer with a maximum baseline of 8600 km observing

  26. Science

    I need to now in order which of these are big in order from biggest to smallest: Moon, Whirlpool Galaxy, Hubble Deep Feild Galaxies, Hubble Space Telescope, Pleiades Star, Cluster, Saturn Sun Then the distance from closest earth to the farthest in order:

  27. Physics

    In an unusual return to space, Astronaut Sally Ride is conducting repair work on the Hubble Space telescope. She throws a hammer of mass 500.0g forward at 20.0m/s. The astronaut, mass 80.0kg, recoils in the opposite direction. What is Sally's recoil

  28. Science

    The space shuttle releases a space telescope into orbit around the earth.the telescope goes from being stationary to traveling at a speed of 1700 m/s in 25seconds.what is the acceleration of the satellite?

  29. Physics

    11-098-satellite_and_junk.jpg A spherical satellite of radius 4.6 m and mass M = 195 kg is originally moving with velocity vsatellite,i = < 3000, 0, 0 > m/s, and is originally rotating with an angular speed ?1 = 2 radians/second, in the direction shown in

  30. Physics Help Please --- Telescope

    An astronomical refracting telescope is made from two lenses. the objective lens has a focal length of 114 cm, and the eyepiece lens has a focal length of 17 cm. a) What is the total length of the telescope? b) What is the angular magnification of the

  31. science

    what is hubble telescope, moon, saturn, sun, pleiades stars, whirlpool deep field in order to smallest to largest?

  32. Physics

    Two baseballs, each with a mass of 0.157 kg, are separated by a distance of 379 m in outer space, far from any other objects. If the balls are released from rest, what speed do they have when their separation has decreased to 173 m? Ignore the

  33. math

    if $1747.56 is including HST, what is that price without the HST?

  34. science

    Which of the following explains why objects in our solar system are in a spinning motion? A.The gravitational pull of the sun pushed objects into a spinning motion.

  35. Science

    Which of the following explains why objects in our solar system are in a spinning motion? A. The gravitational pull of the sun pushed objects into a spinning motion. B. The massive size of the sun made all other objects in space spin fast. C. Gravity

  36. to ms.sue-writing prpject

    plzzz check: for my birthday, i asked for an MP3 player, but instead, my parents got me a telescope. the telescope was old and rusty, so I put it aside. when i finished dinner, I took the telescope with me to my room. i dusted and cleaned the telescope so

  37. physics

    Two stars are 4.40 1011 m apart and are equally distant from the earth. A telescope has an objective lens with a diameter of 1.03 m and just detects these stars as separate objects. Assume that light of wavelength 550 nm is being observed. Also assume that

  38. 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

  39. physics-telescope

    The Hubble Space Telescope (HST) can resolve objects that have a small angular separation because there is no atmospheric distortion of the light. (i.e. The HST has excellent resolving power.) Its 2.4-m-diameter primary mirror can collect light from

  40. Algebra

    The Hubble Space Telescope can see stars and galaxies where brightness is 1/50 of the faintest objects now observable using ground-based telescopes. Use the fact that the brightness of a point source, such as a star, varies inversely as the square of its

  41. Astronomy (algebra-based physics)

    Extrasolar planets There are currently 340 known extrasolar planets, i.e., planets around other suns. Most of them we infer only by their gravitational pull on their host stars, and a handful appear to dim the light of their host star as they transit in

  42. Physics

    A telescope with a small circular aperture of diameter 2.0 centimeters. If two point sources of light are being imaged by this telescope, what is the maximum wavelength at which the two can be resolved if their angular separation is radians?

  43. physics

    The Hubble Space Telescope orbits Earth 621 km above Earth's surface. What is the period of the telescope's orbit? Give answer with 5 significant figures.

  44. Science

    What are the disadvantages of Hubble Space Telescope?

  45. Physics

    The Hubble Space Telescope orbits the Earth at an approximate altitude of 612 km. Its mass is 11,100 kg and the mass of the Earth is 5.97×1024 kg. The Earth's average radius is 6.38×106 m. What is the magnitude of the gravitational force that the Earth

  46. Physics

    The Hubble Space Telescope orbits the Earth at an approximate altitude of 612 km. Its mass is 11,100 kg and the mass of the Earth is 5.97×1024 kg. The Earth's average radius is 6.38×106 m. What is the magnitude of the gravitational force that the Earth

  47. PHYSICS URGENT

    While flying at an altitude of 7.25 km, you look out the window at various objects on the ground. If your ability to distinguish two objects is limited only by diffraction, find the smallest separation between two objects on the ground that you can resolve

  48. Physics

    The Hubble Space Telescope (HST) has recorded evidence of a black hole at the center of the M87 galaxy. Using Doppler data, it's been measured that matter is orbiting the center of this galaxy at an orbital speed of 7.5x10 5 m/s, out at a radius of 5.7x10

  49. Astronomy

    When used at a wavelength of 1 micron, a telescope can resolve angles as small as 0.1 seconds of arc. How small an angle could the telescope resolve when used at a wavelength of 5 microns? a. 0.02 seconds of arc b. 0.004 seconds of arc c. 0.5 seconds of

  50. science

    fill in the blanks with these worsd: galaxies gunpppowder guns hubble space telescope mummy sealed tomb the invention of 1990 of the led to the 1996 discovery of new .

  51. Physics

    the hubble telescope has a mass of 1.5 x 10^4 kg and its orbiting the earth 596 km above the ground surface.the earths radius is 6.38 x 10^3km. CAlculate a)the force of gravitation on the telescope due to the earth's pull. given: G=6.67 x 10^-11Nm/kg and

  52. physics

    The system of small objects shown in the figure below is rotating at an angular speed of 2.0 rev/s. The objects are connected by light, flexible spokes that can be lengthened or shortened. What is the new angular speed if the spokes are shortened to 0.15

  53. Physics

    Determine the velocity of the Hubble deep space telescope while it is in orbit at a height of 598 km (5.98 x 105 m) above the earth’s surface. The earth’s radius is approximately 6.4 x 106 m. The mass of the earth is 6.0 x 1024 kg.

  54. Decimal problem #2

    The glass mirror of the Hubble telescope had to be repaired in space because it would not focus properly. The problem was that the mirror's outer edge had a thickness of 0.6248 cm when it was supposed to be 0.625 cm. Was the edge too thick or thin? By how

  55. 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?

  56. physics

    A laboratory (astronomical) telescope is used to view a scale that is 306 cm from the objective, which has a focal length of 20.0 cm; the eyepiece has a focal length of 2.40 cm. Calculate the angular magnification when the telescope is adjusted for minimum

  57. physics

    The system of small objects shown in the figure below is rotating at an angular speed of 2.0 rev/s. The objects are connected by light, flexible spokes that can be lengthened or shortened. What is the new angular speed if the spokes are shortened to 0.15

  58. Physics

    The space shuttle is in a 150km-high circular orbit. It needs to reach a 560km-high circular orbit to catch the Hubble Space Telescope for repairs. The shuttle's mass is 7.00×10^4kg. How much energy is required to boost it to the new orbit? In the

  59. Physics

    The system of nine small 3 kg objects is rotating at an angular speed of 6 rev/s. The objects are connected by light, flexible spokes that can be lengthened or shortened. What is the new angular speed if the spokes are shortened from 6 m to 2 m?

  60. physics

    What's the speed of the Hubble telescope when it is in orbit 598 km above the earths surface?

  61. physics

    What's the speed of the Hubble telescope when it is in orbit 598 km above the earths surface?

  62. Science

    Karen is studying types of spacecraft. Which of these spacecraft can people use to travel to and from orbits close to Earth? A)space probe B)space shuttle C)space station D)space telescope I think the answer is C.

  63. physics

    A telescope that has a 100 cm focal length objective and a 3.00 cm focal length eyepiece. Find the distance between the objective and eyepiece lenses in the telescope needed to produce a final image very far from the observer, where vision is most relaxed.

  64. Physic

    Two softballs, each with a mass of 0.125 kg, are separated by a distance of 820 m in outer space. a. If the balls are released from rest, what speed do they have when their separation has decreased to 680 m? Ignore the gravitational effects from any other

  65. physics

    A student proposes to measure the gravitational constant G by suspending two spherical objects from the ceiling of a tall cathedral and measuring the deflection of the cables from the vertical. Draw a free-body diagram of one of the objects. (Do this on

  66. Art

    Which definition is the best description of vanishing point? A black dot in space where al lines converge and all objects recede An imaginary point in space where all lines recede and all objects converge. The use of a horizon line to make objects appear

  67. Science

    Reflecting telescopes are popular because they're A. more durable than a refracting telescope. B. easier to build than a refracting telescope. C. smaller than a refracting telescope. D. more powerful than a refracting telescope i said b but im torn between

  68. to ms.sue-writing project part 1

    Narrative Prompts (choose only one) • Your aunt arrives with a huge box. You hear strange noises coming from the box. Write a story about what’s inside. • Although you asked for an MP3 player for you birthday, your parents gave you a telescope. But

  69. science

    what events or objects were studied in Hubble's paper A RELATION BETWEEN DISTANCE AND RADIAL VELOCITY AMONG EXTRA-GALACTIC NEBULAE?

  70. physics

    Two stars are 2.4 × 1011 m apart and are equally distant from the earth. A telescope has an objective lens with a diameter of 1.72 m and just detects these stars as separate objects. Assume that light of wavelength 590 nm is being observed. Also, assume

  71. physics

    Two stars are 3.80 1011 m apart and are equally distant from the earth. A telescope has an objective lens with a diameter of 1.19 m and just detects these stars as separate objects. Assume that light of wavelength 550 nm is being observed. Also assume that

  72. Physics

    On earth, two parts of a space probe weigh 14500 N and 6400 N. These parts are separated by a center-to-center distance of 19 m and may be treated as uniform spherical objects. Find the magnitude of the gravitational force that each part exerts on the

  73. physics

    On earth, two parts of a space probe weigh 19200 N and 4130 N. These parts are separated by a center-to-center distance of 6.38 m and may be treated as uniform spherical objects. Find the magnitude of the gravitational force that each part exerts on the

  74. Physics

    On earth, two parts of a space probe weigh 17300 N and 3260 N. These parts are separated by a center-to-center distance of 19.4 m and may be treated as uniform spherical objects. Find the magnitude of the gravitational force that each part exerts on the

  75. Science

    A ___________ helps demographers predict which age groups will experience the most growth. Please check your assigned reading and post your answer. We'll be glad to help you when we see your thoughts about this subject. telescope? A telescope is used to

  76. Physics

    A telescope has an objective with a refractive power of 1.65 diopters and an eyepiece with a refractive power of 240 diopters. What is the angular magnification of the telescope?

  77. math

    certain superstores will often price match or even beat a competitor's price by 10%.the function g(x)=0.90x represents the sale price of a piece of merchandise at such a superstore.the function f(x)=0.13x represents the HST owed on a purchase with a

  78. Physics

    A spy satellite orbiting at 160 km above Earth's surface has a lens with a focal length of 3.6 m and can resolve objects on the ground as small as 30 cm. For example, it can easily measure the size of an aircraft's air intake port. What is the effective

  79. Physics*

    A student sits on a rotating stool holding two 3.2-kg objects. When his arms are extended horizontally, the objects are 1.0 m from the axis of rotation and he rotates with an angular speed of 0.75 rad/s. The moment of inertia of the student plus stool is

  80. Cosmology

    The Hubble sequence is useful for distinguishing galaxies on the basis of many properties. Which of these does not correlate well with Hubble type? stellar age dust content luminosity color

  81. science

    Objects take up space and move through space different ways. Scientists use these differences to make models. For example, how a rubber band stretches helps you "see" the force acting on it. How could you use space relationships to model Earth and its

  82. physics

    Galileo's first telescope used a convex objective lens with a focal length f = 1.65 m and a concave eyepiece. When this telescope is focused on an infinitely distant object, and produces an infinitely distant image, its angular magnification is +3.11. What

  83. Physics help

    The galaxies in the universe are all flying away from each other. The speeds of nearby galaxies are proportional to the distance the galaxy is away from us. This relation, v=Hd is known as Hubble's law and the constant H is known as Hubble's constant. The

  84. MATH

    What is $1294.00 Plus HST? HST = 12%

  85. Physical Science

    Which astronomical objects that appear as points of light to the unaided eye appear as disks with the help of a telescope?

  86. Science

    Which of the following objects can reflect light? A.camera B.telescope C.tinted window D.eyeglasses C?

  87. Science

    Why has it taken astronomers so long to discover the planet QUAOAR? Space is huge. The object is dim. Under high magnification, even a small amount of space takes a very long time to scan. Plus the object is moving so it's in a different place. That's one

  88. Physics

    Two objects x and y with a total mass od 2.5 x 10^3 kg are joined together in outer space and are at rest. An astronaut in a space shuttle presses a button that is explosive and separates the two objects from each other. X moves to the right with a

  89. Science

    Help with these questions. 1. Describe a disadvantage of using a telescope positioned in space. 2. What advantage is there to doing laboratory experiments on the International Space Station rather than doing the same experiments on Earth? 3. Explain why it

  90. ASTRONOMY-HELP PLEASE!!!!!

    Using Hubble's law, determine the recessional velocity of a galaxy 700 Mly away. Use 22 km/s/Mly for the Hubble's parameter. Show your work for full credit

  91. Astronomy/History

    I am doing a project on Isaac Newton. Ive looked at his impact on the development of the telescope, in particular, the reflecting telescope. Ive researed this a bit and have found conflicting dates. Some sources say he built the first relflecting telescope

  92. Math 9

    A house is being renovated for $50,000. Right now the HST is 12% and is charged on all renovations. After April the HST will be gone and be replaced with PST of 7% and the GST of 6%. Renovations will only have to charge GST. How much money will the

  93. Science

    Heat flows in which direction? A)from solid objects to liquids B)from larger objects to smaller objects C)from warmer objects to cooler objects D)from more dense objects to less dense objects THANKS!

  94. math 9 help

    A house is being renovated for $50,000. Right now the HST is 12% and is charged on all renovations. After April the HST will be gone and be replaced with PST of 7% and the GST of 6%. Renovations will only have to charge GST. How much money will the

  95. science

    How can we detect dark matter? a. with a telescope/ b. by its effects on other objects c. by electromagnetic radiation it releases d. by radio waves please help

  96. Math 9

    A house is being renovated for $50,000. Right now the HST is 12% and is charged on all renovations. After April the HST will be gone and be replaced with PST of 7% and the GST of 6%. Renovations will only have to charge GST. How much money will the

  97. astronomy

    The peak luminosity of a white dwarf supernova is around 10^10LSun and it remains above 10^8LSun for about 150 days. In comparison, the luminosity of a bright Cepheid variable star is about 10000LSun.The Hubble Space Telescope is sensitive enough to make

  98. As Physics

    Use the equations below: P=mv Ek=1/2mv^2 1) During a docking manoeuvre, a supply pod of mass 4000kg accidentally collides with a small space station of mass 100,000 kg, at a relative velocity of 2.00ms-1. The pod attaches to the station. You can assume

  99. Math

    A house is being renovated for $50,000. Right now the HST is 12% and is charged on all renovations. After April the HST will be gone and be replaced with PST of 7% and the GST of 6%. Renovations will only have to charge GST. How much money will the

  100. physics

    A flywheel with a diameter of 1 m is initially at rest. Its angular acceleration versus time is graphed in the figure. (a) What is the angular separation between the initial position of a fixed point on the rim of the flywheel and the point's position 8 s

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