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# Exam1_S08 - PHY180 Exam I Spring 2008 Choose the best...

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V V E 30 AU PHY180 E xam I Spring 2008 Choose the best answer to each question and circle the letter. Some of the questions require you to figure out an answer, and you may write on the exam sheet for drawings or computing. Note that P 2 = a 3 E= d/a 1. On the summer solstice, Anchorage has 19:36 hours of daylight. What time would the sun set that day? a. 3:48 pm b. 4:36 pm c. 9:30 pm d. 6:00 pm e. 9:48 pm 2 On the summer solstice in Anchorage, what time would sunrise be? a. 4:36 am b. 2:12 am c. 6:18 am d. 9:48 am e. 3:12 am 3. On which two days is the sun directly over the equator? a. February 2 and May 2 b. June 21 and December 21 c. March 21 and September 21 d. August 2 and November 2 e. May 2 and November 2 4. The time for the sun to return to the same background stars determines a. day b. week c. month d. year e. century. 5. The time from the sun crossing the meridian to again crossing the meridian determines a. day b. week c. month d. year e. century 6. If the earth did not rotate at all, how often would you see the moon rise? a. once each 24 hours b. once each week c. once each month d. once each year e. it would never rise or set 7. How often would you see the sun rise from the moon? a. once each 24 hours b. once each week c. once each month d. once each year e. it would never rise or set 8. If you were on the moon when earth sees waning crescent moon, what phase would you see for earth? a.

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