(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); 1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

I have the following variables:

f = .93 m

f(e) (eyepiece) = .0082 m

distance toJupiter pj = 588 E^9

diameter of Jupiter dj = 139822 E^3

Find the height of the image of Jupiter created by the objective lens of a telescope.

2. Relevant equations

M = -q/p

q = f

Where M is the magnification, q is the image location, and p is the object location.

3. The attempt at a solution

This seems like a straight forward problem: find the magnification, multiply by the original diameter, and done:

M = -f / pj

dj2 = dj * f / pj = 139822 E^3 * .93 / 588 E^9 = 2.21 E^-4

According to my homework, this is incorrect and the correct answer is 2.07 E^-4

My answer is so close I figure I must be approximating something I shouldn't, but I can't figure out where I'm going wrong here.

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# Homework Help: Height of the image of Jupiter created by the objective lens

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