VERYUSEFULFINALASTRO

VERYUSEFULFINALASTRO - Stuff from old quizzes- Our solar...

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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, condensation, accretion, capture of nebula gas,
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This note was uploaded on 04/01/2008 for the course ASTR 1010 taught by Professor Bagenal,fr during the Fall '07 term at Colorado.

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