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Unformatted text preview: Quiz 3 1)Which of the following statements about the celestial equator is true at all latitudes? * A)It represents an extension of Earth’s equator onto the celestial sphere. B)It extends from your horizon due east, through your zenith, to your horizon due west. C)It extends from your horizon due north, through your zenith, to your horizon due south. D)It cuts the dome of your sky exactly in half. E)It lies along the band of light we call the Milky Way. 2)What is the ecliptic? A)the constellations commonly used in astrology to predict the future * B)the Sun’s apparent path along the celestial sphere C)the Moon’s apparent path along the celestial sphere D)the Sun’s daily path across the sky E)when the Moon passes in front of the Sun 3)Which of the following correctly describes the meridian in your sky? A)the point directly over your head B)the boundary between the portion of the celestial sphere you can see at any moment and the portion that you cannot see C)a half-circle extending from your horizon due east, through your zenith, to your horizon due west...
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- Fall '08
- New Moon