Ex 3 Lab - Astronomy Laboratory Exercise 3 Stars and...

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Astronomy Laboratory Exercise 3 Stars and Constellations I. Tasks A. Read and complete the exercise in Chapter 2 of the Lab Book. B. Answer the following questions and type your answers on this document. The question numbers correspond to the question numbers in the lab book except for the last two questions, which are not in the lab book. The number of the instruction that you should complete before attempting to answer each of these two questions is listed in parentheses after the question number. 1. Name three of the smallest (in terms of area in the sky) constellations on the celestial sphere. Crux the Cross, Equuleus and Sagitta, 2. Name three of the largest (in terms of area in the sky) constellations on the celestial sphere. Hya Virgo UMa 3. Approximately what is the length (the larger dimension) in degrees of the largest constellation on the celestial sphere? (Hint: The maximum field of view on SNE is 100° wide.) 4. Which constellations contribute stars to the Diamond of Virgo asterism? 5.
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This note was uploaded on 04/01/2011 for the course AST 1002 taught by Professor Wilsonkey during the Spring '11 term at St. Johns River Community College.

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Ex 3 Lab - Astronomy Laboratory Exercise 3 Stars and...

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