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A group of astronomers is trying to study binary star systems. The astronomers are using a seven meter diameter telescope that detects light at a wavelength of $\lambda=550\text{ nm}$.

What angular resolution is needed to resolve both stars in a binary system?

A

$95.9\text{ rad}$

B

$1.55\cdot { 10 }^{ 7 }\text{ rad}$

C

$0.16\text{ rad}$

D

$9.58\cdot { 10 }^{ -8 }\text{ rad}$

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