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Solar Constant for Kuiper belt

  1. Jan 9, 2013 #1
    what is the value for our solar constant?
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  3. Jan 10, 2013 #2


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    Solar radiation drops with the square of the distance. If we have 1.3kW/m^2 at 1 AU, we have 13W at 10 AU, and so on.

    This should allow you to calculate the intensity at the Kuiper belt.
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