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Can we see stars explode?
My question is:
Star 1 is 18 light years from Star 2 and 34 light years from Earth. If Star 2 explodes as a supernova, in how many years would the explosion be seen from Earth?
18
34
52
70
Here is the picture I was given:
http://learn.flvs.net/webdav/assessment_images/educator_ess_v11/ouruniverse/aou024.jpg
If we can see it, I would say 34 because light years are how long it takes us to get there.. Do you think that would be right?
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Can we see stars explode? My question is: Star 1 is 18 light years from Star 2 and 34 light years from Earth. If Star 2 explodes as a supernova, in how many years would the explosion be seen from Earth? 18 34 52 70 Here is the picture I was given: http://learn.flvs.net/webdav/assessment_images/educator_ess_v11/ouruniverse/aou024.jpg If we can see it, I would say 34 because light years are how long it takes us to get there.. Do you think that would be right?
 one year ago
 one year ago

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.Sam.Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
You have to extract the picture out from the website, I can't see it.
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Shane_BBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
All you need to do is calculate how far Star 2 is from Earth in light years. We can't see the image so there's not much more we can do to help.
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