please can somebody help me with this parallax equation:(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

D=distance to star

theta=angle

using the rule D=(d/2)/tan(theta/2)

when d = 300*10tothe6

and theta = 5*10tothe-5

what is the distance to the star in km and light years?

**Physics Forums | Science Articles, Homework Help, Discussion**

Dismiss Notice

Join Physics Forums Today!

The friendliest, high quality science and math community on the planet! Everyone who loves science is here!

The friendliest, high quality science and math community on the planet! Everyone who loves science is here!

# Distance of stars

Loading...

Similar Threads for Distance stars |
---|

B Distance between the Earth and The Moon |

B Help me understand light traveling through vast distances in space |

I Measuring distance to a galaxy using natural H20 laser |

**Physics Forums | Science Articles, Homework Help, Discussion**