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Unformatted text preview: 2. Saturn at an elongation of 130 3. Earth at its greatest elongation 4. Saturn at greatest elongation 5. Earth at elongation of 15 6. Jupiter at conjunction 7. Venus at inferior conjunction 8. Saturn at opposition 9. Jupiter at quadrature 10. Venus at quadrature Part II: Fill in the blank. 11. The greatest elongation of Venus is approximately __~22 12. The greatest elongation of Mars is approximately ___ ______. 13. Which of the planets will always be visible near the sun? ~46 _______. 14. Which of the planets will make retrograde loops visible in the night sky? Mercury, Venus, Earth, & Mars (inferior planets for Ceres) 15. Which of the planets will orbit the sun in less time than Ceres? Jupiter & Saturn (superior planets for Ceres) Planets closers to the Sun than Ceres must move faster and thus have shorter periods. Mercury, Venus, Earth, & Mars (inferior planets) 1 2 2 3 3 5 5 5 5 7 6 8 9 9...
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This document was uploaded on 10/27/2011 for the course ASTR 104 at UNL.
- Fall '10