Test One Astronomy

Test One Astronomy - Galileo - Used a telescope and...

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Study Guide, Test One **Night Sky Viewing* Polaris Circumpolar Daily, and annual motions due to the motion of the EarthConstellations Celestial Sphere Right Ascension and Declination Altitude(Alt.), Azimuth(Az.), Zenith, Nadir, Horizon
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-Zodiac -Ecliptic Phases of the Moon-Eclipses - Total, Partial, Annular, Solar, LunarWhy don’t Eclipses happen every month? Retrograde motion **History of Astronomy** Aristotle - most associated with the ancient greek world viewAristarchus - rejected the Geocentric world view and supported the Heliocentric view Eratosthenes - accurately determined the size of the EarthPtolemy – Almagest Geocentric model of the Universe Heliocentric model Copernicus - Heliocentric world view
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Tycho Brahe - Last astronomer without a telescope. Provided Kepler with the data needed in order to develop his three Laws J. Kepler - Three Laws of Planetary Motion
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Unformatted text preview: Galileo - Used a telescope and challenged the conventional wisdom of the motion of objects and the nature of the heavens (a and b below challenged the geocentric model, c and d challenged the idea that the heavenly object were perfect) w Telescope observations: a) Phases of Venus b) Moons of Jupiter c) Sunspots d) Mountains on the Moon Newton - Three Laws of Motion and universal Law of Gravity **Light/Electromagnetic Radiation** Wave nature of Light Frequency* wavelength = velocity of light Electromagnetic waves Long wavelength to short - Radio, infrared, visible, ultrraviolet, x-ray,gamma-ray Blackbody Absolute zero Kelvin temperature scale Wien's Law Stefan-Boltzmann Law Continuous spectrum Emission line spectrum Adsorption line spectrum Kirchhoff's Laws Doppler effect...
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