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the minimum distance of seperation of the two stars

The telescope on Mt Palomar has a diameter of 210 inches , A double star is 3 light years away.

Under ideal conditions what is the minimum distance of seperation of the two stars for their images to be resolved in light of wavelength 500nm.

Answer in meters please.

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