quiz4 - Quiz 4 1)Which of the following never goes in...

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Quiz 4 1)Which of the following never goes in retrograde motion? A)Mars B)Jupiter C)Venus * D)the Sun E)Saturn 2)We can’t detect stellar parallax with naked-eye observations. Which of the following would make parallax easier to observe? A)speeding up the precession of Earth’s axis * B)increasing the size of Earth’s orbit C)speeding up Earth’s rotational motion D)slowing down Earth’s rotational motion E)getting away from streetlights 3)At which lunar phase(s) are tides most pronounced (e.g., the highest high tides)? A)full Moon B)first quarter C)new Moon * D)both new and full Moons E)both first and third quarters 4)Suppose a lone asteroid happens to be passing relatively near Jupiter (but not near any of its moons), following a hyperbolic orbit as it approaches Jupiter. Which of the following statements would be true? * A)The asteroid’s orbit around Jupiter would not change, and it would go out on the same hyperbolic orbit that it came in on. B)The asteroid would slowly spiral into Jupiter until it crashed into the atmosphere.
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