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The Crab Nebula (see Figure 7.41) pulsar is the remnant of a supernova that occurred in A.D. 1054. Using data from Table 7.3, calculate the approximate factor by which the power output of this astronomical object has declined since its explosion.
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<b>Figure 7.41</b> Crab Nebula (credit: ESO, via Wikimedia Commons
Figure 7.41 Crab Nebula (credit: ESO, via Wikimedia Commons
<b>Table 7.3</b> Power output or consumption
Table 7.3 Power output or consumption
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$2\times 10^{-10}$
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