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PLEASE HELP! WILL FAN, MEDAL, AND GIVE TESTIMONIAL :) Suppose two stars are located in region A of the H-R diagram shown in the figure below. Star X appears much dimmer than Star Y as seen from Earth. Which star can be inferred to be nearer to Earth, and how do you know? (figure will be attached)

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  1. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    I can't find the button to attach a file so to find the picture, please type in the same question I'm asking into google and the first openstudy link will lead you to the same question being asked(with the picture).

  2. geekfromthefutur
    • one year ago
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    The attach file is right next to draw and behind the post button

  3. anonymous
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    oh, there are no buttons other than the post button from what I can see

  4. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    I've been stuck on this question since last night, it's killing me :(

  5. geekfromthefutur
    • one year ago
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    Lol ok im here to help lol is this your picture http://assets.openstudy.com/updates/attachments/538dfa9ce4b09550177c5e93-jolove-1401813694314-369613426201115628pm1121724832.png

  6. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    Yes! :)

  7. geekfromthefutur
    • one year ago
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    Awesome ok give me a second and ill answer this for u

  8. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    No prob! Thank you so much :')

  9. geekfromthefutur
    • one year ago
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    Yupp

  10. geekfromthefutur
    • one year ago
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    The closer the star is to the earth the bright it should be the further away it will be dimmer.

  11. geekfromthefutur
    • one year ago
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    @whateveeeeeer

  12. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    Oh, okay!

  13. geekfromthefutur
    • one year ago
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    Ok now thats for the how you no part and im going to do the other part

  14. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    :)okay

  15. geekfromthefutur
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    The star that can be inferred to be nearer to Earth is Y star. Do you know why?

  16. geekfromthefutur
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    @whateveeeeeer

  17. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    Because star Y's absolute brightness is much greater?

  18. geekfromthefutur
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    Thats good but your close: The closer the star is to the earth the bright it should be the further away it will be dimmer. So the

  19. geekfromthefutur
    • one year ago
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    Y is close so the closer the brighter

  20. anonymous
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    ohhhhh....

  21. geekfromthefutur
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    like a flashlight the far it shines the less bright it is, but up close its really britght

  22. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    That's it right? Haha ok, thank you! :)

  23. geekfromthefutur
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    yup and your welcome ^-^

  24. anonymous
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    :) Have a nice day

  25. geekfromthefutur
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    you too let me know if u need help again. ok ?

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