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    Part 1

    A certain star is 73.3 light-years away. How many years would it take a spacecraft traveling 0.959c to reach that star from Earth, as measured by observers on Earth?

    Part 2

    How many years would it take to reach that star from Earth, as measured by observers on the spacecraft?

    Part 3

    What is the distance (in lightyears) traveled according to observers on the spacecraft? Do not enter units.

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    Space Travel
    Part 1
    A certain star is 73.3 light-years away. How many years would it take a spacecraft traveling 0.959c to reach that star from Earth, as measured by observers on Earth?
    Part 2
    How many ...

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    The expert examines how far a star is from Earth by measuring the distance traveled in light year.

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