Example Questions for Chapter 11

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Willie Reaves PHYS 116 Dr. Williamon 1 Nov 2011 Example Questions for Chapter 11 1. A pair of stars that we can see distinctly with a telescope as they orbit each other is called a. A double-lined star system b. A demon star c. A visual binary (CORRECT ANSWER) d. An eclipsing binary 2. A main sequence star’s mass determines both its ___ and its ____ a. Magnitude and core temperature b. Luminosity and surface temperature (CORRECT ANSWER) c. Rotation speed and possibility of stellar parallax d. What are you talking about? Mass isn’t determinate of anything else 3. What does the logo for Suburu cars represent?
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Unformatted text preview: It is a diagram of the Pleiades/Seven Sisters, an open cluster of stars in the constellation Taurus. 4. Which of the following is considered to be a supergiant star? a. Betelgeuse (CORRECT ANSWER) b. Our Sun c. Aldebaran d. Procyon B e. Both Betelgeuse and Aldebaran are supergiants 5. Which of the following “computers” discovered that spectral classes fell into a natural order that was not solely based upon hydrogen lines? a. Sojourner Truth b. Williamina Fleming c. Antonia Maury d. Annie Jump Cannon (CORRECT ANSWER)...
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