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2. Another application of angular measurement in astronomy is measuring apparent angular size of celestial objects. Complete the follow ing parts a - f of this question. a. Hold a large coin, such as a quarter or half dollar, at arms length and position your self so that it just covers an object in your field of view. Now move the coin toward your eye, does the apparent angular size of the coin increase or decrease? b. Standing in the same position as in part a hold a smaller coin at arms length. Adjust . the coins distance from your eye until it

covers the same field of view as originally in part a. Now the two coins present the same apparent angular size. Which coin, the larger or smaller, was closer to your eye?

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