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## Homework Statement

Estimate the temperature of Mars. Assume Mars acts as a perfect blackbody and the only heat input comes from the Sun (use necessary values from appendix)

## Homework Equations

## The Attempt at a Solution

I was doing so well until I got to this question on my homework.

I tried this: (pi)(r

_{mars})

^{2}/ 4(pi)r

_{sun}

^{2}

for the radius of Mars my book says 6370 km and the sun 6.95e5 km