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Intro to AstronomyModule 1-5 Homework Assignment:WK1Question 1If the plane of the Earths equator were not tilted with respect to the ecliptic plane:the daylight period on Earth would be the same year-round[All of the options.]there would be no seasonal variations on EarthEarths poles would not experience 6-month-long nights
Question 2The ecliptic is:
Question 3When you see a partial eclipse of the Sun, you are in the:Question 4
As the Moon orbits the Earth,
Question 5A lunar eclipse occurs only at _____ Moon and a solar eclipse at _____ Moon.
Question 6The fact that Mercury and Venus are never seen high in the sky at night:
Question 7Suppose intelligent life existed on Mars, and beings there tried to use Kepler’sthird law. As their unit of time, they would use 1 Martian year, and for distancethey would use the average distance of Mars from the Sun. Would the law be validfor Martians?
Question 8Which of the following features of Copernicus’ model reveals his hesitation inbreaking with the conventional way of thinking?

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Term
Fall
Professor
alireza farahmandi
Tags
Solar System, Planet

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