Obtaining a large spherical mirror with a focal length of 0.654 m from the Physics Storeroom, Mr. H takes his last period class outside for a fascinating demo. A student volunteer holds the mirror at an angle such that the face of the mirror is directed towards the Sun - roughly 1.46x1011 m away. Mr. H then uses a piece of paper with George Washington's picture on it to focus the image of the sun on the sheet of paper. Before the paper engulfs in flames, a bright image of the sun can be seen on the paper. Use the mirror equation to calculate the distance from the mirror to the image of the sun.

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Obtaining a large spherical mirror with a focal length of 0.654 m from the Physics Storeroom, Mr. H takes his last period class outside for a fascinating demo. A student volunteer holds the mirror at an angle such that the face of the mirror is directed towards the Sun - roughly 1.46x1011 m away. Mr. H then uses a piece of paper with George Washington's picture on it to focus the image of the sun on the sheet of paper. Before the paper engulfs in flames, a bright image of the sun can be seen on the paper. Use the mirror equation to calculate the distance from the mirror to the image of the sun.

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