Horizons: Exploring the Universe (...

14th Edition
Michael A. Seeds + 1 other
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781305960961

Horizons: Exploring the Universe (...

14th Edition
Michael A. Seeds + 1 other
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781305960961


Chapter 9, Problem 1P
Textbook Problem

Extinction dims starlight by about 1 magnitude per 1000 Pc. What fraction of photons survives a trip of 1000 pc? (Hint: Consider the definition of the magnitude scale in Reasoning with Numbers 2-1.)

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