Exercise 7-Earth's Seasons Part 2

Exercise 7-Earth's Seasons Part 2 - Astronomy Laboratory...

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Astronomy Laboratory Exercise 7B Seasons-2 I. Tasks: A. Read and complete the exercise in Chapter 7 from page 81 through page 86 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. 27. According to the scale on the local meridian, what is the approximate altitude of the Sun as seen from the equator at noon on this date? 28. What is the altitude of the Sun ear noon from the equator on this date? 29. How far in degrees is the Sun from the zenith (90° altitude)? 30. As seen from the equator on the Earth, near noon, what is the altitude of the Sun on a. September 21? b. December 21? To enable you to answer questions 31 through 40, fill in Data Table 1 by following instructions 46 through 54. Then graph these data and submit your graphs in one of the following three ways:
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a. Use any graphing software you may have available and then copy and paste your graphs to the end of this exercise. b. Print the graphs included at the end of this exercise; fill in the data points by hand and connect the data points with a smooth curve; scan the graph and paste it to the end of this exercise before submitting it. Use pdf format if possible, but a picture format is also acceptable. c.
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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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