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## Homework Statement

A Nova is a sudden, brief brightening of a star. Suppose Earth astronomers see two novas occur simultaneously, one in the constellation Orion and the other in the constellation Lyra. Both nova are the same distance from Earth, 2.5 E 3 c.y (lightyear) and are in exactly opposite directions from Earth. Observers on board an aircraft flying at 1000 km/h on a line from Orion towards Lyra see the same novas, but note that they aren't simultaneous.

__A) For the observers on the Aircraft, how much time seperates the novas?__

B) Which one occurs first?B) Which one occurs first?

## Homework Equations

x' = [itex]\gamma[/itex](x -vt)

t' = [itex]\gamma[/itex](t - xv/c^2)

## The Attempt at a Solution

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