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Calculate the RMS electric field in the sunlight that hits Mars, knowing that the Earth receives about 1360 W/m2 and that Mars is 1.52 times farther away from the Sun (on average) than is the Earth.

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The solution shows how to calculate the RMS electric field in the sunlight that hits Mars.

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The radiation from the Sun has the same intensity in all directions, so the rate at which it passes through a sphere centered at the Sun is
P = 4πR^2S, ...

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