ASTR101 s07Astronommy review for final

ASTR101 s07Astronommy review for final - MY ASTRONOMY STUDY...

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MY ASTRONOMY STUDY GUIDE Fill in the Blanks 1. The Milky Way Galaxy is an example of a _______ galaxy. Answer Spiral 2. The radio source Sgr A is associated with a ______________ that resides at the center of the milky way. Answer Black Hole 3. In the optical, our view of the center of the milky way is obcured by _________. Answer Interstellar Dust 4. ___________ is the apparent shift of a foreground object relative to some distant background as the observer’s point of view changes. Answer PARALLAX. 5. The albedo of a planet is the ________of the amount of light reflected by the planet to the amount of light received by it. Answer ratio. 6. The ___________ between any point on a wave and the next similar point is the wavelength of the wave. DISTANCE 7. The density of a planet is its mass divided by its ___________. VOLUME 8. ____________ pass through the earth and are used to study the Earths interior. SEISMIC WAVES. PART 2 DIAGRAMS a. Sketch the main sequence on the plot. Mark roughly where the sun is by placing a dot in it in the proper place. b. Indicate the region where the red giants and supergiants are. c. Indicate the region where the white dwarfs are. PART 3: SHORT ANSWER 1. What causes the sky to be blue?
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2. What is the argument behind why quasars are so small. Part 4: Multiple Choice 1. The surface of Venus is best studied using e. Radar 2. Which wavelength of radiation is most commonly trapped in the greenhouse effect? C. Infared 3. The spectral type of a star is an indicator of its E. Temperature 4. If you double the wavelength of a photon, its energy E. Increases by a factor of 2 5. If the moon were full as seen from San Diego at sunset, how would it appear as seen from china several hours later during sunset there? E. It would appear as a full moon
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This note was uploaded on 02/15/2008 for the course ASTR 101 taught by Professor Orosz during the Spring '05 term at UCSD.

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