Suppose we place a perfectly black sphere (i.e., a sphere that absorbs all energy it receives)
with radius 2500 km at a distance of 5.2 AU from the Sun. How much energy does the sphere
absorb in one second?
energy emitted by sun is given to be 3.90 * 10^26
flux = energy emitted(luminosity)/Area
The Attempt at a Solution
I found the area of the black sphere and the area of the energy emitted.
But I do not no what the next step should be. would i need to find the flux of the black sphere first then find how much energy it receives.
I am not looking for a solution to the question but how I would go about trying to solve it.
Can someone please help.