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Unformatted text preview: Review for Exam 1 1 How do you measure angular distances between stars and how do you measure angular sizes of objects such as the sun, the moon, etc? What is an arc minute and an arc second. What is the celestial sphere, the celestial horizon, zenith, north celestial pole, celestial equator? What is latitude, longitude, altitude, azimuth, declination, right ascension? How do the stars appear to move in the sky as a result of the earths rotation. How does the sun appear to move in the sky due to the earths orbit around the sun? What is the ecliptic? How fast the sun moves eastward among the stars? What are the zodiac constellations? 6 What causes the occurrence of seasons on the Earth? What causes the phases of the moon? What are the angles of the earth, moon and the sun At full moon, new moon, a quarter moon. What is precession of the earths axis and how long it takes to complete one cycle. What are the What is precession of the earths axis and how long it takes to complete one cycle....
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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.
- Summer '08