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What distance does the space ship travel according to a passenger on the ship? The closest star to our solar system is Alpha Centauri, which is 4.30 light years away. A spaceship with a constant speed of 0.800c relative to the Earth travels toward the star.



A. 2.58 ly
B. 3.52 ly
C. 4.12 ly
D. 4.30 ly

This question is part of Chapter 26: Special Theory of Relativity
Asked by Drtaylor, Last updated: Aug 02, 2020

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John Smith

John Smith

Answered May 15, 2017

2.58 ly
 

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