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How Hot is that Planet?

In this planet worksheet, students read about finding the temperature of a planet using the distance to its star, its reflectivity and the luminosity of the star. Students use a given equation to determine the surface temperature of the Earth and the luminosity of the sun. Students also find the predicted surface temperature of a recently discovered planet.

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9th - 12th
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Science
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