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Unformatted text preview: d. 1 billion km * e. 1 AU 5. 2.910 7 is the same as a. 2.9 thousand b. 29 thousand c. 290 thousand d. 2.9 million * e. 29 million 6. If light takes 8 minutes to travel from the sun to Earth and 5 hours to travel from the sun to Pluto, what is the distance from the sun to Pluto? a. 5 AU * b. 37.5 AU c. 37.5 ly d. 5 ly e. 0.6 ly 7. The Milky Way Galaxy is a. a spiral galaxy. b. part of a cluster of galaxies that contains a few dozen galaxies. c. about 75,000 light years in diameter. * d. all of the above. e. none of the above True / false T. 8. The sun is a star in the Milky Way Galaxy. T 9. The exam dates for the two lectures are as follows: Lec 001 10:00am 12:00am Monday 5/12 (9AM class) Lec 002 10:00am 12:00am Wednesday 5/14 (11AM class) F 10. The first exam is Monday Feb. 11....
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This note was uploaded on 04/02/2008 for the course ASTRO 103 taught by Professor Tweedale during the Spring '08 term at Wisconsin Milwaukee.
- Spring '08