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89. assignment (angular resolution)

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:

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