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

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  1. astronomy

    The luminosity of the Sun is 4*10^33 erg/s, and its radius is 7*10^10 cm. You are tasked with building a solar power plant in the Arizona desert, using solar panels with 10% efficiency. How large an area (km^2) must your solar panels cover to match the

  2. Science

    1. Which of the following about the suns structure is true? A.The sun has a solid surface. B. The sun has an interior and an atmosphere. * C.The sun's is similar to Earth's; it has a core, mantle, and crust. D. The sun's outermost layer is called the

  3. science

    the sun sets, fully disappearing over the horizon as you lie on the beach, your eyes 10 cm above the sand. you immediately jump up, your eyes now 130 cm above the sand, and you can again see the top of the sun. If you count the number of seconds (=t) until

  4. Astronomy

    The star Polaris has a surface temperature of roughly 6500 K and a radius of approximately 50 solar radii. Find the luminosity of Polaris in terms of the Sun's luminosity.

  5. Precalculus

    Find the distance that the earth travels in nine days in its path around the sun. Assume that a year has 365 days and that the path of the earth around the sun is a circle of radius 93 million miles. [Note: The path of the earth around the sun is actually

  6. Astronomy

    1. What color are stars that are very hot and very bright? A. Red B. Blue C. White D. Yellow 2. During the contraction of a protostar, density increases and ______ rises. A. Nuclear energy B. Dust C. Temperature D. Outflow 3. What is the apparent

  7. physics

    The sun radiates like a perfect blackbody with an emissivity of exactly 1. (a) Calculate the surface temperature(K) of the sun, given it is a sphere with a 7.00 multiplied by 108 m radius that radiates 3.80 multiplied by 1026 W into 3 K space. (b) How much

  8. physics

    The mean distance of the planet Neptune from the Sun is 30.05 times the mean distance of Earth from the Sun. a.) Determine how many Earth-years it takes Neptune to orbit the Sun. b.) The mass of the Sun is 1.99 x 10^30 kg, and the closest distance of

  9. Physics

    the sun's mass is 1.99*10^30 kg and it has a radius of 6.96*10^8 m.What is the Sun's gravitational field strength at its surface.

  10. science

    A video shows the objects in the solar system orbiting the sun. Why do objects orbit the sun?(1 point) The sun is releasing heat and pushing objects away. The sun is so bright that objects are forced away. The sun is moving so quickly that other objects

  11. Physics

    The luminosity of the Sun is 4*10^33 ergs/s, and its distance to the Earth is 1.5*10^13 cm. You are tasked with building a solar power plant in the Arizona desert, using solar panels with 10% efficiency. How large an area (km^2) must your solar panels

  12. Astronomy

    A quasar is observed at a redshift of z=1, which corresponds to a comoving radial distance of 3 Gpc. Its observed bolometric flux is 10^{-12} erg/cm^2/s. An interacting companion galaxy is seen 4 arcsec apart in projection. What is the bolometric

  13. physics

    the rate at which radiant energy from the sun reaches the earth's upper atmosphere is about 1.50kW/m2. the distance from the earth to the sun is 1.50*10^11m, and the radius of the sun is 6.96 * 10^8m. if the sun radiates as an ideal black body (e=1), what

  14. 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

  15. math

    Find the distance that the earth travels in seven days in its path around the sun. Assume that a year has 365 days and that the path of the earth around the sun is a circle of radius 93 million miles. [The path of the earth around the sun is actually an

  16. Astronomy

    The luminosity of the Sun is 4*10^33 ergs/s, and its distance to the Earth is 1.5 * 10^13 cm. You are tasked with building a solar power plant in the Arizona desert, using solar panels with 10% efficiency. How large an area (km^2) must your solar panels

  17. physics

    The planetMars requires 2.35 years to orbit the sun, which has a mass of 2 × 1030 kg, in an almost circular trajectory. Find the radius of the orbit of Mars as it circles the sun. The gravitational constant is 6.672 × 10−11 N · m2/kg2 . Answer in

  18. Science

    Which statement correctly describes the sun and earth? a. the sun and earth both have water. b. the sun and earth both have a surface called the crust. c. the sun and earth both have an atmosphere d. the sun and earth both have breathable air

  19. astronomy

    Hydrogen accounts for 71% of the Sun's mass today. If only one tenth of that Hydrogen burns into Helium, how long could the Sun keep shining at its present luminosity? Note that Hydrogen fusion has an efficiency of about 0.7% Time in years:

  20. Science

    Which star shown on the luminosity and temperature of stars graph in the Earth Science Reference Tables is currently at the Sun's final predicted stage of development, and how do you know? a. Polaris b. Procyon B c. Sirius d. Rigel

  21. Physics

    Our sun rotates in a circular orbit about the center of the Milky Way galaxy. The radius of the orbit is 2.2 1020 m, and the angular speed of the sun is 1.2 10-15 rad/s. (a) What is the tangential speed of the sun? m/s (b) How long (in years) does it take

  22. physics

    The amount of radiant power produced by the sun is approximately 3.9 x 1026 W. Assuming the sun to be a perfect blackbody sphere with a radius of 6.96 x 108 m, find its surface temperature (in kelvins).

  23. Physics

    The radius of the earth's orbit around the sun (assumed to be circular) is 1.50 X 108 km, and the earth travels around this orbit in 365 days. (a) What is the magnitude of the orbital velocity of the earth, in m/s? (b) What is the radial acceleration of

  24. physics

    An asteroid, whose mass is 2.0 10-4 times the mass of Earth, revolves in a circular orbit around the Sun at a distance that is 2.9 times Earth's distance from the Sun. (a) Calculate the period of revolution of the asteroid in years. (b) What is the ratio

  25. 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. -

  26. 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

  27. 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

  28. PHYSICS

    Phobos is the larger and closer of Mars’s two moons. It has no atmosphere, a mean radius of 11 km, an albedo of 0.07, and an emissivity of 1.0. (i) Assuming that the radiative temperature of Phobos is 222 K and that it is spherical, what is its mean

  29. physics

    The earth moves around the sun in a nearly circular orbit of radius 1.50 1011 m. During the three summer months (an elapsed time of 7.89 106 s), the earth moves one-fourth of the distance around the sun.

  30. Physics

    The earth orbits the sun once a year (3.16 multiplied by 10^7 s) in a nearly circular orbit radius 1.50 multiplied by 10^11 m. With respect to the sun, determine the following. (a) the angular speed of the earth

  31. physics

    Density is calculated by dividing the mass of an object by its volume. The Sun has a mass of 1.99×1030 kg and a radius of 6.96×108 m. What is the average density of the Sun?

  32. physics

    The power output in the sun is about 4.00 x 10^26W. (a). Calculate the power per unit area (intensity), in kilowatts per square meter, reaching Earth's upper atmosphere from the sun. The radius of the Earth's orbit is 1.5 x 10^11m.

  33. astronomy

    The luminosity of the Sun is 4*10^33 erg/s, and its radius is 7*10^10 cm. What is the flux of sunlight on the Earth? i answer flux = luminosity/4pi*d^2 = 4*10^33/4pi*49*10^20=.....0,0064994151*10^13=6.49*10^10 erg/cm^2/sec thank you .please help me...

  34. 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.

  35. astrophysics

    1) Every second the Sun outputs 3.90* 10^26 Joules of energy. Power is energy output per unit time and is given in units of Watts (W) where 1 W = 1 Joule per second. The Sun's power output is therefore 3.90*10^26 Watts. This is called the solar luminosity.

  36. astrophysics

    1) Every second the Sun outputs 3.90* 10^26 Joules of energy. Power is energy output per unit time and is given in units of Watts (W) where 1 W = 1 Joule per second. The Sun's power output is therefore 3.90*10^26 Watts. This is called the solar luminosity.

  37. Physics - solar power in space

    Hi, this requires some basic knowledge of astrophysics. I missed last lecture that covered this, so though I'd prefer thorough solutions to these problems, I'd appreciate it even if you could tell me which formulas to use to solve each part of the problem.

  38. 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

  39. earth

    The quantity of radiation received by earth from the sun is 1.4 kW / m2. Assuming that sun is an ideal radiator, calculate the surface temperature of the sun. The ratio of the radius of earth's orbit to the radius of the sun is 216.

  40. Physics

    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

  41. physics

    the energy received by the earth from the sun is 1400w/m2. Assuming that the sun is a black body radiator and the ratio of the radius of the earth's orbit to the sun's radius is 216. Calculate the surface temperature of the sun. Stefan constant =

  42. Astronomy

    Star A has 3 times the surface temperature and 0.6 times the radius of Star B. What is the ratio of the luminosity of Star A to the luminosity of Star B? (Indicate your answer to an accuracy of 0.1).

  43. Science

    How does the sun compare to other stars in mass, color, and luminosity?

  44. earth science

    state how the sun generates the energy that it radiates away as its luminosity.

  45. 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

  46. Astronomy

    Describe the color, temperature, luminosity, and size of the Sun compared to the other stars.

  47. astronomy

    The distance from Earth of the red supergiant Betelgeuse is approximately 643 light-years. If it were to explode as a supernova, it would be one of the brightest stars in the sky. Right now, the brightest star other than the Sun is Sirius, with a

  48. astronomy

    The red supergiant Betelgeuse has a surface temperature of 3600 K. a) Using the fact that the Sun's surface temperature is about 5800 K and that its continuous spectrum peaks at a wavelength of 500 nm, find the peak wavelength of Betelgeuse's continuous

  49. astronomy

    What is theratio of the luminosity per aquare meter coming from a part of the Sun that is 5800 K versus a sunspot where the temperature is 5000 K?

  50. astronomy

    1. The radius of the Sun is 7 X 10^5 kilometers. Use powers of ten to show that the Sun's radius is about 100 times the Earth's radius. 2. Given that an astronomical unit is 1.5 X 10^8 kilometers and a light-year is about 10^13 kilometers, how many AU are

  51. Physics

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

  52. physics

    The sun is 1.5 1011 m from the earth. (a) Over what surface area is solar radiation spread at this distance? (b) What is the total power radiated by the sun? (The sun delivers energy to the surface of the earth at a rate of approximately 1400 W/m2.) (c)

  53. Physics

    A) Calculate the mass of the sun from the radius of the earth's orbit (1.50×1011 m), the earth's period in its orbit, and the gravitational constant G. B) What is the density of the sun ? (The sun's radius is 6.96×108 m). Notice how it compares with the

  54. astronomy

    Arcturus is about half as hot as the Sun but is about 100 times more luminous. What is its radius campared to the sun. If Arcturus is half as hot, it radiates (1/2)^4 = 1/16 as much as the sun PER UNIT AREA. But since it radiates 100 times more totally, it

  55. physics

    You are lying on the beach on a tropical island on the equator, watching the Sun set - what a beautiful scene! Immediately after the top of the Sun disappears, you stand up to watch the Sun set again. After the amount of time t=10 s the top of the Sun

  56. college algebra

    Kepler’s third law. According to Kepler’s third law of planetary motion, the ratio t^2/r^3 has the same value for every planet in our solar system. R is the average radius of the orbit of the planet measured in astronomical units (AU), and T is the

  57. Precalculus

    I don't even how to go about this.... Mars is in an elliptical orbit with the Sun at one focus, as shown in the figure. At its aphelion, Mars is 156 million miles from the Sun. At its perihelion, Mars in only 128 million miles from the Sun. How long is the

  58. mit

    A spacecraft of mass m is first brought into an orbit around the earth. The earth (together with the spacecraft) orbits the sun in a near circular orbit with radius R (R is the mean distance between the earth and the sun; it is about 150 million km). (a)

  59. physics universal gravity

    find the gravitaional force of the sun that acts on a 50 kg peron standing on earth. mass of the sun = 2E30 kg distance from sun to earth = 1.5E11 m radius of earth = 6.4E6 m

  60. Math

    The average radius r in meters of a planet's path around the sun is given by the formula r=[(3.35 x 10^18)t^2]^1/3, where t is the time in seconds that it takes the planet to go around the sun. a. Rewrite the equation using the root symbol. b. Neptune

  61. Physics

    A perfectly absorbing spherical dust grain of radius a and density r is in a circular orbit of radius R around a star of mass M and luminosity L. Calculate the speed of its orbit in terms of these variables, and show that it is slower than an orbiting

  62. 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

  63. 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

  64. 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

  65. Physics

    the sun's mass is 1.99*10^30 kg and it has a radius of 6.96*10^8 m.What is the Sun's gravitational field strength at its surface.

  66. astronomy

    Arcturus is about half as hot as the Sun but is about 100 times more luminous. What is its radius campared to the sun.

  67. 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

  68. 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

  69. Physics

    The sun is a satellite of Milky Way's galactic central cluster. The sun revolves around this center with a radius of 2.28x10^20 m. and with a period of 2.52x10^8 years. If the universe is 16 billion years old. a) How many times has the galaxy rotated and

  70. Physics

    The sun is a satellite of Milky Way's galactic central cluster. The sun revolves around this center with a radius of 2.28x10^20 m. and with a period of 2.52x10^8 years. If the universe is 16 billion years old. a) How many times has the galaxy rotated and

  71. physics

    The sun has a mass of 1.99 × 1030 kg and is moving in a circular orbit about the center of our galaxy, the Milky Way. The radius of the orbit is 2.3 × 104 light-years (1 light-year = 9.5 × 1015 m), and the angular speed of the sun is 1.1 × 10-15 rad/s.

  72. Physics

    A particular asteroid has a circular orbit about the Sun with a radius of 450 million miles. How long does it take to go around the sun? Compare the prediction of Kepler's 2nd law to a direct computation with Newton's 2nd law. How much area does the line

  73. Physics - Gravitational force

    Find the gravitational force between earth and the sun. I am using the formula Fg = (G*m1*m2)/(r^2) where G = 6.67*10^-11 m1 = 6.0*10^24kg m2 = 2.0*10^30kg r = should i use the sun's radius or the earths (Rearth = 6.38*10^6; Rsun = 6.96*10^8) either way i

  74. PHYSICS

    The amount of radiant power produced by the sun is approximately 3.9 × 1026 W. Assuming the sun to be a perfect blackbody sphere with a radius of 6.96 × 108 m, find its surface temperature (in kelvins).

  75. Physics

    The amount of radiant power produced by the sun is approximately 3.9 x 1026 W. Assuming the sun to be a perfect blackbody (e = 1) sphere with a radius of 6.96 x 108 m, find its surface temperature (in kelvins).

  76. physics

    Using dimensions, show that 1 joule=107 sq erg.

  77. physicsss

    Phobos is the larger and closer of Mars’s two moons. It has no atmosphere, a mean radius of 11 km, an albedo of 0.07, and an emissivity of 1.0. (i) Assuming that the radiative temperature of Phobos is 222 K and that it is spherical, what is its mean

  78. 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

  79. Geology

    The Sun Is 150 Million Kilometers From The Earth, And The Earth's Equatorial Radius Is 6378 Km. How Much Would You Expect The Sun's Intensity To Drop, Based Only On This Additional Distance?

  80. PHYSICS- SCIENCE

    . Phobos is the larger and closer of Mars’s two moons. It has no atmosphere, a mean radius of 11 km, an albedo of 0.07, and an emissivity of 1.0. (i) Assuming that the radiative temperature of Phobos is 222 K and that it is spherical, what is its mean

  81. help physics

    the earth (mass=5.98x10^24kg) rotates around the sun in a orbit that is approximately circular, with a radius of 1.5x10^11m find the orbital speed of the earth around the sun

  82. physics

    the earth (mass=5.98x10^24kg) rotates around the sun in a orbit that is approximately circular, with a radius of 1.5x10^11m find the orbital speed of the earth around the sun

  83. Physics

    As a comet swings around the Sun, ice on the comet's surface vaporizes, releasing trapped dust particles and ions. The ions, because they are electrically charged, are forced by the electrically charged solar wind into a straight ion trail that points

  84. physics 12

    If the Earth has a mass of 5.98*10^24 kg and orbits the Sun at a radius of 1.43*10^11 meters. Find the mass of the Sun. Thank you.

  85. physics

    he sun radiates like a perfect blackbody with an emissivity of exactly 1. (a) Calculate the surface temperature of the sun, given it is a sphere with a 7.00 ✕ 108 m radius that radiates 3.80 ✕ 1026 W into 3 K space. K (b) How much power does the sun

  86. L.A

    2) After reading the poem, what can you conclude about the moon? A. She is mad at the sun because she is tired and he is keeping her up. B. She thinks the night is her territory, not the sun’s. *** ?? C. She is glad the sun is there to shine with her,

  87. 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

  88. 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

  89. 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

  90. physics

    The earth moves around the sun in a nearly circular orbit of radius 1.50 1011 m. During the three summer months (an elapsed time of 7.89 106 s), the earth moves one-fourth of the distance around the sun.

  91. 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?

  92. physics

    I keep getting the wrong answer... A solar model is used to calculate the expected temperature and density at all depths within the Sun. These results are then used to calculate the expected fusion rate within the Sun. We have confidence that the model is

  93. physics

    The orbit of Halley's Comet around the Sun is a long thin ellipse. At its aphelion (point farthest from the Sun), the comet is 5.1 1012 m from the Sun and moves with a speed of 12.0 km/s. What is the comet's speed at its perihelion (closest approach to the

  94. Physics Question

    Find the point between Mars and the Sun at which an object can be placed so that the net gravitational force exerted by Mars and the Sun on this object is zero. We are given a chart with information on the mass, etc. of planetary objects. I know to use law

  95. Physics

    The sun is a satellite of Milky Way's galactic central cluster. The sun revolves around this center with a radius of 2.28x10^20 m. and with a period of 2.52x10^8 years. If the universe is 16 billion years old. a) How many times has the galaxy rotated and

  96. Physics

    The sun radiates like a perfect blackbody with an emissivity of exactly 1. (a) Calculate the surface temperature(K) of the sun, given it is a sphere with a 7.00 multiplied by 108 m radius that radiates 3.80 multiplied by 1026 W into 3 K space. (b) How much

  97. Physics

    A snake is sunning itself on a rock. (a) If the snake is 0.5 m long, what is the approximate amount of radiation it absorbs from the Sun in 11 min? (Assume the snake has a cylindrical shape and ignore both ends, a radius of 0.03 m, and a mass of 2.1 kg.

  98. 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

  99. physics-sun

    a 1 square meter solar panel receives a total of 1000Watts from the sun. If we assume all the energy is release through nuclear fusion from the sun what is the total output from the sun?Given you know the total mass of the sun and have just calculated the

  100. physics

    What is the linear speed of Saturn in its orbit about the sun? Give your answer in meters per second. (Consider the orbit of Saturn to be a circle of radius 1.43×1012 m and that it takes 29.50 yr for one orbit around the sun.)

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