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AS101 Lecture 6

AS101 Lecture 6 - AS 101 Lecture 6 Logistics Problem Set 3...

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AS 101 Lecture 6 Logistics Problem Set 3: Web based: go to masteringastronomy.com Course ID: “AS101SP10OPPENHEIM” Last Class: Observing the Night Sky III Coordinates and Times Precession of the Equinox Day and Night Today’s Class: Observing the Moon Eclipse
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Phases of the Moon Full Waning Gibbous Waning Quarter First Crescent Waxing Quarter Waxing Gibbous Last Crescent New Moons occur approximately once per 29.5 days
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Phases of the Moon New Moon occurs when the moon and sun have the same R.A. Alexander Anya: What is the R.A. of a New Moon at Autumnal Equinox Simon Wentzell: What is the R.A. of a Full Moon at Autumnal Equinox
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Lunar Phase Question If you see the full moon on your meridian, approximately what time is it? 1. 6 pm 2. 9 pm 3. 12 am (midnight) 4. 3 am 5. 6 am 6. 9 am Brendan Canfield: Why would your watch not read exactly midnight?
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