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Quiz 1 1)About where is our solar system located within the Milky Way Galaxy? A)at the center of the galaxy * B)about two-thirds of the way from the center of the galaxy to the outskirts of the galactic disk C)about 10 percent of the way from the center of the galaxy to the outskirts of the galactic disk D)in the halo of the galaxy above the galactic disk E)near the far outskirts of the galactic disk 2)Roughly how many stars are in the Milky Way Galaxy? A)10 billion * B)100 billion C)100 trillion D)100 million E)1 billion 3)Modern telescopes are capable of seeing bright galaxies up to about * A)10 billion light years away. B)1 million light years away. C)1 billion light years away. D)1 trillion light years away. E)10 million light years away. 4)Which of the following statements does not use the term light-year in an appropriate way? A)It will take the Voyager spacecraft about 20,000 years to travel just 1 light-year. B)A light-year is about 10 trillion kilometers.
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This note was uploaded on 04/20/2008 for the course AST 201 taught by Professor Abraham during the Spring '08 term at University of Toronto- Toronto.

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