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1Astronomy, EPS W12 “The Planets”Final exam summer 2017August 9, 6-8 pmTurn yourmobile phone off.This is aclosed bookandclosed notes exam.No calculatoris tobe used. Please write your answers in the space provided; you should not use any extra paper.Be as clear as possible.Fill in your name and other information in the middle section of thispage. The exam has12numbered pages including this cover sheet. Please check that you have all12numbered pages.On the second page, we give you a few formulas that you may find helpful.Good luck!Name:Signature:SID #:QuestionPossibleScore1172103104185166971583912109MultipleChoice30____´3=Total149
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31. Planets in our solar system (17 pts)List all major planetsin our solar system andorder them by size. (You are allowed two ordering mistakesto still get full credit.) For each planet, listone propertythat makes it unique.Largest:Smallest:2. Exoplanets (10 pts)Imagine we discover a new planetary system 100 light years from Earth. We seethe orbital disk edge-on as shown on the left.a)(2 pts)Which exoplanet detection method was most likely used to detect thissystem?b)(2 pts)Will amore massiveorless massiveplanet be easier to detect (circleone)? Give a brief explanation.c)(2 pts)Will a planetcloserorfurtherfrom the star be easier to detect with this method (circle one)?d)(4 pts)Given your answers to b) and c) and your knowledge of the planets in our solar system, what doyou expect the composition of this planet to be?
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