lab ex 6 - 1. (Points:3)

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1.  (Points: 3)      What is the tilt of the Earth's axis to the perpendicular to the ecliptic plane, measured from the ecliptic  coordinate grid? a. 23.5° b. 45° c. 90° d. 0° e. 66.5°     2.  (Points: 3)      Toward which point in the sky is the North Pole of the Earth’s rotation axis directed throughout the year? a. Polaris b. North Celestial Pole c. Summer Solstice d. Vernal Equinox e. Autumnal Equinox     3.  (Points: 3)      In which direction on the screen is (a) the Sun and (b) the north ecliptic pole?
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a. (a) bottom (b) right b. (a) top (b) left c. (a) top (b) right d. (a) bottom (b) left 4.  (Points: 3)      Toward which direction on the screen is the north celestial pole tilted with respect to the north ecliptic pole? a. Toward the left b. Toward the right 5.  (Points: 3)      How far is the Earth’s rotation axis tilted from the perpendicular to the orbital plane? a. 66.5° b. 0° c. 90° d. 23.5°   Save Answer     6.  (Points: 3)   
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  Toward which direction on the screen is (a) the Sun and (b) the north celestial pole? a. (a) bottom (b) right b. (a) top (b) right c. (a) top (b) left d. (a) bottom (b) left   Save Answer     7.  (Points: 3)      How would you describe the position of the terminator with respect to the South Pole on this date? a. The terminator is 90 degrees from the South Pole on this date.
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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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lab ex 6 - 1. (Points:3)

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