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PHYS 117 General Astronomy Exam #1 INSTRUCTIONS: Fill out your personal information on the answer sheet provided. Last name, First & Middle initials, and your M number. USE A PENCIL. The last page is the math problems. SHOW YOUR WORK for partial credit. You must turn in this page with your answer sheet. Equations you may need: D LD AD F F M D D D LGP LGP R d vt d c f e o B A B A = = = = = = = = " 265 , 206 6 . 11 14 . 3 2 2 α π π λ o r AU yr c V T T E mc E a P s m c λ λ λ σ σ = × = = = = × = × = - 6 max 4 2 3 2 8 8 10 3 10 67 . 5 / 10 3

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PHYS 117 – General Astronomy Name _______________________ Exam #1 1. What are the Right Ascension & Declination coordinates of the Winter Solstice? a. 18 h , 0 o b. 6 h , -23.5 o c. 0 h , 23.5 o d. 18 h , -23.5 o 2. Which of the following is NOT an asterism? 3. The ecliptic is: 4. When you are standing at the Earth’s North Pole, what is the altitude of the North Celestial Pole? 5. Azimuth is defined as: a. Angle above the horizon b. Angle above, or below, the Celestial Equator c. Angle measured E of N point along the horizon d. The location of the meridian
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