Lab ex 9 - Astronomy Laboratory Make up Exercise Jupiter...

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Astronomy Laboratory Make up Exercise Jupiter and Kepler’s Third Law I. Tasks A. Read and complete the exercise contained in Chapter 15 of the lab book. B. Answer the following questions: (The questions numbers below without a following letter correspond to the same question numbers in the exercise in the lab book. Added questions have a letter following the question number.) 1. When (date and time) does Io begin its transit across the face of Jupiter during this rotation period? 2. When does Io’s shadow begin to cross the planet’s face? 3. From the appearance of this shadow following Io across Jupiter, from which direction is the Sun shining at this time, from the left or right of the Earth or from directly behind the Earth? 4. What is the average rotation period of Jupiter? 5. What is the angle subtended at the Earth by the equatorial radius of Jupiter? 6. What is the ratio of the equatorial radius to the polar radius of Jupiter? 7.
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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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