Review for Exam 3

Review for Exam 3 - Review 3 Parts of Chapters 13-14-15:...

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Review 3 Parts of Chapters 13-14-15: Main features of Uranus and Neptune and of the Galilean moons of Jupiter. Structure of a comet. The asteroid belt and the Oort cloud. Why do we have meteor showers during specific days of a year? Chapter 16: How do we use the atomic emission and absorption spectra to find the composition of a star? How do we determine the rotation period of a star? How do we determine the distance to a star using Stellar Parallax? What is an H-R diagram and what information does it give us? A star when observed through a powerful telescope has a Stellar Parallax of 0.5 arcsecs. What is the distance to the star? One of the Ca spectral lines coming form a distant star is red-shifted by 10 nm. This line of Ca when emitted from a stationary source in our Lab is at 500 nm. Is the star moving away of towards us and what is its speed? Chapter 17: Internal structure of our Sun and its chemical composition. What is the convection zone on the Sun and what are the granules and supergranules? What is the temperature in the
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This note was uploaded on 06/29/2010 for the course AST AST1002 taught by Professor Roberts during the Summer '08 term at FSU.

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