lab1soln - AST 3722C Spring 2008 Lab 1 solutions 1. Just...

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AST 3722C Spring 2008 Lab 1 solutions 1. Just the date and time 2-7. If you lost points here, it's probably because you didn't explictly do all the questions that were asked. Or you made an error in the math, either when averaging or when calculating individual measurements. For what it's worth, the class's average fits is 9.4 degrees wide, the class's average spread hand is 20.3 degrees wide, and the class's average finger is 1.2 degrees wide. 8. Facing north, west is to your left and east is to your right. 9. Evening twilight was to your left (west) and stars are rising to your right (east). 10. counter-clockwise 11. clockwise 12. For the time we did the lab, about 8pm EST on Jan 29: where ecliptic? Cassiopeia NW, moderate N Andromeda NW, moderate N Perseus N-NW, high N Taurus near zenith Y Orion S-SE, high N Gemini E, high Y Canis Major SE, low N Canis Minor E, moderate N Ursa Major NE, low N Opinions might differ on what's 'low', 'moderate', and 'high'. 13,14. To get full points you needed to make measurements for two
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