Moon Question

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Summer Institute 1996 Name:___________________ Final Exam 3. A physics student made an observation of the moon on a particular day. When she came to class to report the observation, she found that she had not recorded the time of day for the observation. However, she had noted that the moon was a waning crescent and that she was facing due South and looking up and straight ahead to see the moon. A. At what time of day did she make her observation? Explain how you can tell. B. At what time did the moon rise that day? At what time did it set? Explain how you arrived at your answer.
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Unformatted text preview: Summer Institute 1996 Name:___________________ Final Exam 1. (Continued.) C. Draw a top view diagram for the time at which the observation was made to show the approximate relative positions of: i) the sun, ii) the earth, iii) the moon, and iv) the observer. D. One week later, she looked for the moon again at the same time of day . Did she see the moon again? If so, roughly what direction did she have to look? Was the moon rising or setting or about half way between rising and setting? Explain how you can tell. If she did not see the moon, explain why not....
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