The Earth and Moon are separated by about 400x106 m. suppose Mars is 2.9 1011 m from Earth and forms a right triangle with Earth and the Moon. Assume a pupil diameter of 6 mm and l= 550 nm. Determine the following.
Could a person standing on Mars resolve the Earth and its Moon as two separate objects without a telescope?
Angular separation of Earth and Moon as seen from Mars:
Angular resolution of the eye: