anonymous
  • anonymous
Suppose a star is 300 light years away. The number tells you the distance to the star. It also tells you that the light you are seeing started on its journey from the star 300 years ago. If a star that is nine light years away blew up today, when would we know about it?
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JFraser
  • JFraser
use the same logic as the 300ly star
anonymous
  • anonymous
so 9 light years?
JFraser
  • JFraser
but remember a light year is a distance, if the star blew up today, we wouldn't see it for ....

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anonymous
  • anonymous
10 years?
JFraser
  • JFraser
the star is 9 light years away. the light that leaves that star will take 9 years to get here. 9 years
anonymous
  • anonymous
Oh okay gotcha! Thank you so much! :D

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