Exam 1 astrology 2003

Exam 1 astrology - Name ID ASTR 2003 Spring 2009 Exam#1 Version 13 Answer all of the following questions on a blue letter sized scantron using a#2

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I I I I II I II M I I III I I I II II I I ILI{l;-i_l __.I I._I“_Ié_III lvlLL!!!-glib-{1m}:Iii-LI. 8. From what latitude on the Earth was this picture taken? The equator (0 degrees) 63" N 22° N The north pole (900 N) {-1.0 are For the next two questions, use the diagram below, which shows the path of Star A over the course ofa day (24 hours). It’s position at 9 PM is indicated. 9. At what time will'Slar A be located high in the Northeastern sky? at. 6:00 pm . - fix“. b 9:00 am ‘ _ f, T" first??? __ I C. l 1200 am . i ' If -r , '\\_-... xx d. ll:00 pm '- Ir. 'North Star 1' x e. 6:00 am . ' ’F IO. In what direction is Star A moving at 3:00 am? west (to the left) east (to the right) away from the horizon (up) toward the horizon (down) 9.0.6.92 For the following questions, assume you are located at a mid-latitude in the Northem Hemisphere unless explicitly stated otherwise. I 1. Which ofthe following statements is true ab0ut the location ofthe Sun at sunrise during the middle of summer? a. The Sun will rise north of East d. The Sun will rise south of West. b. The Sun will rise north of West. e. None oflhe above. c. The Sun will rise south of East. 12. Since it is winter now, how will the altitude ofthe noontime Sun change as summer approaches? a. It stays the same . c. It increases b. It decreases 13. Is the Sun ever directly overhead at our location? I a. At noon c. Only at noon on the summer solstice b. Never d. Only at noon on the equinoxes 14. At noon on the day of the summer solstice, how will your shadow appear? a. short and pointing to the north. d. long and pointing to the south. b. short and pointing to the south. e. at noon on this day you will not cast a shadow 0. long and pointing to the north. to Use the diagram below for the next four questions. The View is looking down on the orbit ofthe Moon around the Earth. The Moon travels in its orbit and the Earth rotates in a counter-clockwise direction. The diagram is not to scale. Not to scale. ‘0’ hI-I.F— 20. Which position ofthe Moon (A-E) will show a waxing crescent phase?' a. A d. D b. B e. E c. C 2]. Approximately how many days does it take the Moon to travel from position E to position C in its orbit? a. 14 day ‘ d. 4 days b. 10 days e. 1 days (2. 7 days 22. Which position marked (1-4) represents sunset on the Earth? a. l c. 3 b. 2 d. 4 23. Which phase (A-E) sets at around midnight and what is this phase called? a. D, third quarter 0. B, third quarter b. D, first quarter ' d. B, first quarter 24. For the picture at right, what lunar phase is shown? a. First quarter (1. Waxing gibbous b. Waninggibbous e. Third quarter c. Full 25. For the picture at right, what will the lunar phase be 7 days later? a. First quarter (1. Waxing crescent b. Third quarter ‘ e. Full c. Waning crescent l I 33. Which of the following best describes why the Moon goes through phases? ' a. Earth's shad0w falls on different parts ofthe Moon at different times. b. The Moon is somewhat flattened and disk-like, and appears more or less round depending on the precise angle from which we see it. c. Barth’s clouds cover potions ofthe Moon at various times resulting in the changing phases that we see. “’ d. The sunlight reflected from Earth lights up the Moon but is less effective when the Moon is lower in the sky than when it is higher in the sky. e. We see only part ofthe lit-up face 0fthe Moon depending on its position relative to Earth and the Sun. 34. How many ofthe Earth locations shown above (A-F) would be experiencing Summer? a. more than four b. four c. three (1. two e. only one MATCHING. Match the answer to the questions below. Questions 41-45: Choose the letter for the real motion of space from the list below that is responsible for the apparent motion of space as seen from Earth. Use each answer only once. A. The Earth orbits the Sun once each year. B. The Moon orbits the Earth. C. The Earth rotates once each day. D. The direction of Earth's axis in space precesses with a period of 26,000 years. E. Stars appear to move randomly in the local solar neighborhood. 4 I. The Moon goes through a series of phases every 29.5 days. 42. The Big Dipper will look different 100,000 years from now than it does today. 43. The constellation Scorpius is visible in May, while Taurus is visible in November. 44. The Sun rises in the east and sets in the west. 45.. In the year AD. 15,000, Vega will be a better north star than Polaris. Questions 46 -50: Choose the letter for the person who best matches the accomplishment listed below. Use each answer only once. A. Galileo Galilei B. Copernicus C. Ptolemy D. Tycho Brahe E. Johannes Kepler 46. Who was the first to see the moons of Jupiter? 47. What Danish astronomer built the first real European observatory, collected lots of data, but still believed that the Earth did not move because he could not detect stellar parallax? 48. Who constructed an elaborate geocentric system where planets orbit the Earth on epicycles and deferents? 49. Who was the first to suggest that the planets orbit the Sun in ellipses? 50. Who published an early heliocentric model (after his death in 1543) that involved perfect circles? h The figure below shows the evening sky as it would appear for an observer in the northern hemisphere. Notice that Polaris, the North Star, appears fairly high in the sky while other stars (labeled A — D) appear to slowly move around the North Star. ' I 'I ‘* } %k E I I l l' l t l 1 E I 1 1 1 I North Star I a I ‘ I g t \ I I' JJ 1 t ‘ I , _ l \ ‘ I I A Q \ \ \ I ’ I \ \ ‘ ~ D ’ a c .r I’ 35. Rank the stars in order ofthe number of hours (from greatest to least) that each star is ab0ve the horizon during each 24 hour day. a A>B>C>D e D>B=C>A b D>B>C>A d A>B=C>D True False Questions: Mark the following statements as A) true or B) false. 36.. The names ofthe seven days ofthe week are derived from the names ofthe planets Mercury, Venus, Mars, Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, and Neptune 37. A solar eclipse occurs only when the Moon is new. 38. Scientific theories can never be proved true beyond all doubt. 39. A penumbral lunar eclipse occurs when the Moon passes through the penumbra of the Earth’s shadow but misses the umbra. 40. The seasons on Earth are caused by its elliptical orbit around the Sun. 8 I I E __________l 26. Which phase ofthe Moon rises in the east as the Sun sets in the west? a. waxing crescent _ (1. full b. waning gibbous e. new c. third quarter 27. What time is it wheri‘the new moon is highest in the sky? a. early morning (:1. evening b. noon - e. midnight c. early afternoon 28. During the new moon phase, how much ofthe Moon’s total surface is being illuminated by sunlight? a. none b. half c. less than half (1. more than half Use the folIOWing diagram for the next gig questions. A B C 29. Which picture above shows a waning crescent phase? 30. You look to the eastern horizon as the Moon first rises and discover that it is in the waxing cresecnt phase. Later that same day when the moon reaches its highest position in the sky, which of the moon phases shown above will the Moon look like? 31. In addition to the conditions required for any solar eclipse, what must also be true in order for you to observe a total solar eclipse? Earth must be near aphelion in its orbit ofthe Sun. Earth must lie completely within the Moon‘s penumbra. Earth must lie completely within the Moon's umbra. The Moon's umbra must touch the area where you are located. The Moon's penumbra must touch the area where you are located. 99.0.69 32. When a total lunar eclipse occurs, in what phase and location described below will the Moon be? a. New phase and below the plane of Earth’s orbit. b. New phase and crossing Earth‘s orbital plane. c. Full phase and below the plane of Earth’s orbit. d. Full phase and crossing Earth’s orbital plane. e. None ofthe above. .a .15. What is the zodiac? a. 12 (or 13) constellations that lie along the ecliptic b. 8 constellations that are circumpolar around the north star c. 4 constellations that always rise due east d. 188 constellationsthat fill the night sky 16. When does the Sun set directly in the West? a. At the spring and autumn equinoxes d. Never b. At the Summer solstice e. Always c. At the Winter solstice 17. Which constellation was highest in the sky 6 hours before the time shown in the drawing at right? Cancer Gemini Pisces Aries Taurus 0999‘s» Use the figure at right to To North answer the next tw_o 51%” questions. In this Earth-Sun ‘7 system drawing, the direction of both the daily rotation of Earth about its own axis and its annual orbit about the Sun are indicated. Imagine you are the observer shown on Earth in the northern hemisphere. 18. For the time shown, which constellation will be highest in the sky at noon? at. Pisces b. Leo c. Taurus d. Scorpius e. Aquarius 19. Which constellation will be high in the sky at midnight in 3 months? a. Aquarius (1. Leo b. Pisces e. Capricomus c. Cancer 4 H u The speed oflight is about km/scc. a. 3 c. 3 x 105 b. 3 billion d. 3 x102 A light year is the distance light travels in one year (in a vacuum). What isthis distance? a. b. 9.5 trillion miles c. 95 million miles 9.5 trillion km (1. 950 trillion km Which of the following statements does not use the term “light-year” in an appropriate way? a. b. c. d. it will take me light-years to complete this homework assignment. It will take the Voyager spacecraft about 20,000 years to travel just 1 light—year. The Milky Way Galaxy is about 100,000 light-years in diameter. It's about 4 light—years from here to Alpha Centauri. Which of the following has your "cosmic address" in the correct order? a. {DO-99‘ Stars located near a. b. you, Earth, solar system, Local GrOup, Local Supercluster, Milky Way Galaxy, universe you, Earth, Milky Way Galaxy, solar system, Local Group, Local Supercluster, universe you, Earth, solar system, Local Group, Milky Way Galaxy, Local Supercluster, universe you, Earth, Local Group, Local Supercluster, solar system, Milky Way Galaxy, universe you, Earth, solar system, Milky Way Galaxy, Local Group, Local Supercluster, universe appear to move in circles when viewed from Earth. the Sun 0. Orion the Moon d. Polaris You are standin ’ on Earth‘s e uator at ni ht. Which wa is Polaris, the North star? t: q g Y a. b. C. d. Which direction is the photographer ofthis picture looking? She is in the Northern Hemisphere. a. b. c. d directly overhead on the northern horizon 30 degrees up, due West The answer depends on whether it's winter or summer. North South West East ...
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