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Apply the results of the given example earlier to estimate the temperature of the dwarf planet Pluto. In your calculation, assume Pluto is at its mean distance from the Sun, 5.9×1012 m5.9 \times 10^{12} \mathrm{~m}. Compare your answer with the measured temperature of Pluto, about 40 K40 \mathrm{~K}. How do you think astronomers are able to measure the temperature of Pluto?

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In this problem, we have to determine the temperature on Pluto, using the results from Example 14.14, and also to compare our result with the measured temperature on Pluto, which is about 40 Kelvins.

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