Problem: The Sun emits 3.92x1026 W of light. If the temperature of the Sun is 5800 K, what is the radius of the Sun? Treat the Sun as an ideal blackbody.

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The Sun emits 3.92x1026 W of light. If the temperature of the Sun is 5800 K, what is the radius of the Sun? Treat the Sun as an ideal blackbody.

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