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MasterAwesome
 3 years ago
A student observes a star from two positions of Earth in its orbit, in summer and winter, and measures the change in the position of the star. Which of these can be best calculated by this method?
I think it's A, but I'm not completely sure.
MasterAwesome
 3 years ago
A student observes a star from two positions of Earth in its orbit, in summer and winter, and measures the change in the position of the star. Which of these can be best calculated by this method? I think it's A, but I'm not completely sure.

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MasterAwesome
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0the shift in light traveling from star to Earth in winter the shift in light traveling from star to Earth in summer the distance of the star from Sun using parallax method the distance of the star from Earth using parallax method

Shane_B
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1It's not A:) http://lcogt.net/spacebook/parallaxanddistancemeasurement

eighthourlunch
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0There's a good intro video on Khan Academy about this: http://www.khanacademy.org/science/cosmologyandastronomy/v/stellardistanceusingparallax
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