Astronomy study guide 1 - Test#1 Exam 1 on Feb 7 You will...

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Test #1 Exam 1 on Feb 7 You will need…. . A “pink” half-sheet A #2 pencil A calculator Your ID Expect…. .about 50 questions Questions from the book Questions from the quizzes Questions from the lectures (note that things discussed in the lectures are not in the book or the quizzes) What is a constellation? What is the celestial sphere? Why do we see a band of light called the Milky Way in our sky? Describe the basic features of the local sky…horizon, meridian, zenith…. Why does NASA launch satellites here? What is the Earth’s rotational speed at the North Pole? What is the ecliptic? What is the cause of the seasons on Earth? What are the dates of the equinoxes? Solstices? What is the current phase of the moon? A year is 365.25 days long. Was that always the case? How many degrees do stars move in an hour? How does the night sky change through the year? What is special about Greenwich that the prime meridian of the world is located
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This note was uploaded on 04/20/2008 for the course AST 2002 taught by Professor Britt during the Spring '08 term at University of Central Florida.

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Astronomy study guide 1 - Test#1 Exam 1 on Feb 7 You will...

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