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in space, distances between objects may be measured in light years. a light year is the distance light travels in one year, approximately 5.9*10^12 miles. the star rigel is about 770 light year from earth. about how many miles is the star from earth?

 Feb 10, 2015

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770 x 5.9 x 10^12 = 4,543,000,000,000,000     ...  in words....about 4.5 quadriliion miles

 

 Feb 10, 2015
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770 x 5.9 x 10^12 = 4,543,000,000,000,000     ...  in words....about 4.5 quadriliion miles

 

CPhill Feb 10, 2015

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