Lab 3- Detecting Exoplanets - Report - WordXSavanna JohnsonHomeDesignViewShareFileInsertDrawLayoutReferencesMailingsReviewHelpTell me what you want to doO FindA A AaAавьссDс AавbсcDe AaBbC AаBЬСс[ АаВ Аавьссс АавыСсDTimes New F12ab ReplaceECopyPasteв IU-abe X, X*Aa A-Subtle Em...T NormalT No Spac...Heading 1Heading 2TitleSubtitleFormat PainterSelectClipboardFontParagraphStylesEditing1. The graph below shows how the brightness of a star changes over time due to the fact that itis orbited by an exoplanet. How does the exoplanet's orbital period around its star compare tothe orbital period of the Earth around the Sun?>Time12151836(months)a) It is greater than Earth's orbital periodb) It is less than Earth's orbital periodc) They are equalSaving AutoRecovery file Lab 3 - Detecting Exoplanets Report:734 wordsPage 2 of 6120%4:42 PMO Type here to search11/25/2019BrightnesΤΣΙΣ

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The graph below shows how the brightness of a star changes over time due to the fact that it is orbited by an exoplanet. How does the exoplanet’s orbital period around its star compare to the orbital period of the Earth around the Sun?

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1. The graph below shows how the brightness of a star changes over time due to the fact that it
is orbited by an exoplanet. How does the exoplanet's orbital period around its star compare to
the orbital period of the Earth around the Sun?
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a) It is greater than Earth's orbital period
b) It is less than Earth's orbital period
c) They are equal
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Lab 3- Detecting Exoplanets - Report - Word X Savanna Johnson Home Design View Share File Insert Draw Layout References Mailings Review Help Tell me what you want to do O Find A A Aa AавьссDс AавbсcDe AaBbC AаBЬСс[ АаВ Аавьссс АавыСсD Times New F 12 ab Replace ECopy Paste в IU-abe X, X* Aa A- Subtle Em... T Normal T No Spac... Heading 1 Heading 2 Title Subtitle Format Painter Select Clipboard Font Paragraph Styles Editing 1. The graph below shows how the brightness of a star changes over time due to the fact that it is orbited by an exoplanet. How does the exoplanet's orbital period around its star compare to the orbital period of the Earth around the Sun? >Time 12 15 18 3 6 (months) a) It is greater than Earth's orbital period b) It is less than Earth's orbital period c) They are equal Saving AutoRecovery file Lab 3 - Detecting Exoplanets Report: 734 words Page 2 of 6 120% 4:42 PM O Type here to search 11/25/2019 Brightnes ΤΣΙΣ

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The orbital period of an exoplanet can be determined by taking the time difference(Δt) between two identical dips in the brightness vs time graph.

Let t1 and t2 represents the ...

At =1-1
18 months -6 months
=12 months
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At =1-1 18 months -6 months =12 months

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