ASTR 111_exam_one_study_guide.pdf - ASTR 111 Exam#1 Study Guide The 50-minute exam will consist of multiple choice and short answer questions Please

ASTR 111_exam_one_study_guide.pdf - ASTR 111 Exam#1 Study...

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ASTR 111 Exam #1 Study Guide The 50-minute exam will consist of multiple choice and short answer questions. Please note that short answer questions will be graded not only on correctness but on the depth of understanding. Here are some sample questions and topics. However, the exam is not necessarily limited to these topics. Anything covered in the lectures or assigned reading is fair game. I also recommend you look over homework, labs, and in-class tutorials. Important terms to know: light-year, scientific method, hypothesis, law, theory, Occam’s razor, Cosmological Principle, scientific notation, slope, rise and set stars, circumpolar stars, arcminute, arcsecond, zenith, meridian, altitude, azimuth, celestial sphere, north celestial pole (NCP), south celestial pole (SCP), celestial equator, ecliptic, right ascension, declination, retrograde motion, geocentric model, heliocentric model, sidereal day, solar day, Summer solstice, Autumnal equinox, winter solstice, vernal equinox, solar eclipse, lunar eclipse Math Concepts: ࠵?࠵?࠵?࠵?࠵? =

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