HW2 - E arth & Sky Homework 2 Lab: 5 Name: Devin Bushey Due...

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Name: Devin Bushey Lab: 5 Due date: Wednesday, Sept. 16, 2009 at noon Instructions: This homework can be filled out and then printed, or printed and then filled out by hand. Graded homework assignments will be available in the observatory and can be picked up in your lab section. Note that you may have to do a little research to write complete answers to homework problems – the aim is to encourage you to think and learn more about topics that may have been touched on only briefly in lectures. ______________________________________________________________________ (1) Name the constellations that are on the ecliptic, and list what month they are overhead at midnight. May – Scorpius May - Ophiuchus June – Sagittarius July - Capricornus August – Aquarius September – Pisces October – Aries November –Taurus December – Gemini January – Cancer February – Leo March – Virgo April – Libra (2) What other objects that are visible with the naked eye are found on the ecliptic? The sun (not always exactly on ecliptic), other planets (on their nodal line,
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This note was uploaded on 11/16/2009 for the course ASTR 2120 taught by Professor Whittet during the Fall '08 term at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.

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HW2 - E arth & Sky Homework 2 Lab: 5 Name: Devin Bushey Due...

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