What is surface temperature when..

Asked by  | 6th Apr, 2008, 12:42: PM

Expert Answer:

Angle subtended by sun on earth is 0.530. Energy recvd per unit area per unit time in this angle is x.

Energy radiated in all directions by the sun will be x/0.53(360).

Put this energy/time equal to (sigma)(T)4

Then solve for T

Answered by  | 23rd May, 2008, 03:49: PM

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