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Unformatted text preview: over the course of a year? 10. Is there a location on Earth where one could see all of the stars in the night sky during the course of 1 year? Is there a location where one could see only half of the stars during the course of a year? 11. Write down the mathematical relationship between parallactic angle and distance. 12. If we were observing from Jupiter, which is Fve times further from the Sun, how much better would be our parallax determinations of distance over a full orbit around the Sun? That is, how many times further could the Hipparcos satellite have measured distances? Representative review questions, Chapter 1: 3, 6, 8, 17, 19 Representative self-test questions, Chapter 1: 1, 2, 11 Representative problems, Chapter 1: 1, 9, 10, 13, 14...
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- Light, representative, Astronomical unit, Ecliptic, Lecture Question Sheet