Physics: Principles with Applications (7th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0-32162-592-7
ISBN 13: 978-0-32162-592-2

Chapter 33 - Astrophysics and Cosmology - Questions: 1

Answer

Before we were able to clearly visualize the Milky Way with more advanced telescopes, it appeared to be a more solid source of light.

Work Step by Step

In the old days, before modern telescopes, it was difficult to resolve individual stars in the Milky Way, which was so named because it formed a milky streak. Now we can see the point sources (stars) in the galaxy that we call the Milky Way.
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