Stuff from old quizzes

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Unformatted text preview: Stuff from old quizzes- Our solar system formed 1/3 the way back of big bang.| 1 arcsecond is width of hair at arms length| when retrograde motion happens, its our planet catching up and passing by mars| During which Northern Hemisphere season is Earth moving fastest in its orbit? Winter| Scientific models are used to make specific predictions that can be tested through observations or experiments| Total solar eclipses occur about twice a year| At night in Sydney the constellation of Orion appears upside down compared with how it appears in Boulder| Tropic of Cancer-Northern Line, Capricorn-Southern Line| A bowling ball and a marble fall to the surface of the moon at the same rate because the force-to-mass ratio is the same for both objects| Semi-major axis = half the fat distance across an ellipse| As the solar nebula collapsed it became a disk because collisions between particles made the particles go in more-or-less the same direction|Which lists the solar system formation processes in the correct order? collapse, in more-or-less the same direction|Which lists the solar system formation processes in the correct order?...
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This note was uploaded on 09/14/2008 for the course ASTR 1010 taught by Professor Bagenal,fr during the Fall '07 term at Colorado.

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