Exam 1 Review Sheet

Exam 1 Review Sheet - "Night Sky Viewing" o...

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“Night Sky Viewing” o Polaris o Circumpolar o Daily motions o Annual motions o Constellations o Celestial Sphere o Right Ascension o Right Declination o Zodiac o Ecliptic o Phases of moon o Eclipses Total Partial Annular Solar Lunar
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o Why don’t eclipses happen every month? o Retrograde motion “History of Astronomy” o Aristotle o Aristarchus o Eratosthenes o Ptolemy o Geocentric view of the Earth o Heliocentric view of the Earth o Copernicus o Tycho Brahe o J. Kepler o Galileo o Newton “Light/Electromagnetic Radiation” o Wave nature of light- light is considered an electromagnetic wave o Frequency* wavelength = velocity of light Velocity always stays the same
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If frequency increases, the wavelength has to decrease and  vice versa o Electromagnetic waves Waves consisting of alternating electric and magnetic energy Ordinary visible light The wavelength determines the light’s color Particle associated with an electromagnetic wave is a photon
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This note was uploaded on 04/14/2008 for the course PHY 1455 taught by Professor Dwightrussel during the Spring '08 term at Baylor.

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