Jaskaran S.

asked • 10/20/19

How far apart are the telescopes?

If astronomers use an interferometer observing the wavelength of 1000 nm to measure the angular diameter of a planet like Jupiter orbiting a star 10 light-years from Earth, How far apart are the telescopes?

A. 50 m

B. 100 m

C. 200 m

D. 400 m

E. 800 m

Please help

Jaskaran S.

Could you also please provide a hand drawn diagram?


1 Expert Answer


Thomas M. answered • 02/22/21

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