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Astronomy 101: Chapter 12: The Milky Way Galaxy1. Who discovered that, when viewed through a telescope, the Milky Way is resolved intothousands of individual stars?a. Tycho Braheb.Galileo Galileic. Isaac Newtond. William Herschele. Jacobus C. Kapteyn
2.What main conclusion did the Herschels draw from their star counts?
3. Which type of pulsating variable star is the most luminous?
4. What feature of the Cepheid variables that were studied by Henrietta Leavitt in 1912 allowedher to conclude that the period-apparent brightness relation she observed was in fact a period-luminosity relation?

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