1.27 Astro 1

1.27 Astro 1 - Astro 1 Section 1 Professor Brandt Wednesday...

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Astro 1 Section 1 Professor Brandt Wednesday January 27th 1999 Announcements: Lecture notes: Class 8 What to expect on exam 50 questions multiple choice Emphasis on material from class 5-8 questions on material in book not covered in class main topics not details not tricky A few questions on constellations simple math questions - Kepler's laws Newton's law of universal gravitation can take test papers away and test answers outside can see how you did curved so don't worry too much about exact numerical score no makeups Review of Constellations ursa major ursa minor bootes lyra hercules cygnus polaris arcturus vega plane of ecliptic circumpolar rotation about polaris Scientific notation large numbers and small numbers math with scientific notation Basic practical astronomy things why day and night?
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why seasons? - not distance of earth from sun why phases of moon? - not earth blocking sun's light why different stars in winter and summer? precession of the earth's rotation axis
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