This month’s challenge is on black holes! Create a worksheet that:
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I have a question.
From the reference document
Problem 1 - Sketch a life-sized illustration of the gas surrounding the above black hole
and give the temperature at a distance of 1 meter, 50 centimeters and 5 centimeters from
the center of the black hole.
Answer: At 1 meter, T = 35,000 K, which is 6 times the surface temperature of our sun.
At 50 cm or 0.5 meters, T = 59,000 K.
At 5 centimeters or 0.05 meters, T = 331,000 K
Using your equation i get a different answer
Your thoughts on my equation. Thanks.
A couple tips:
Aha! I see you've found my deliberate error 😉
Thank you for the peer review.
Updated version attached (also added the log scaling to the temperature graph).
Not terribly challenging except for having to mine equations from the reference. Note that there is a difference between the "gas temperature" and the black body temperature equations. Prime 4 Express