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# (II) An observer on Earth sees an alien vessel approach at

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(II) An observer on Earth sees an alien vessel approach at a speed of 0.60c. The fictional starship Enterprise comes to the rescue (Fig. 26-13), overtaking the aliens while moving directly toward Earth at a speed of 0.90c relative to Earth. What is the relative speed of one vessel as seen by the other?

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