Conceptual Physics (12th Edition)

Published by Addison-Wesley
ISBN 10: 0321909100
ISBN 13: 978-0-32190-910-7

Chapter 26 - Think and Explain - Page 501-502: 73


The sun appears less than 1/25 as bright.

Work Step by Step

The inverse-square law tells us that Jupiter being more than 5 times as far away from the sun means that the received light intensity there is less than 1/25 of that received on Earth.
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