Key, Homework #2 ,AST 3018

Key, Homework #2 ,AST 3018 - AST 3018 HOMEWORK #2 KEY 1....

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AST 3018 HOMEWORK #2 KEY 1. Your longitude is 66 degrees west. a. What time zone are you in? - Atlantic Standard Time (AST) b. What time does the mean Sun transit? 12:24 PM AST 2. The full Moon will set in three hours. What time is it? 3:00 AM 3. It is 6:00 PM. The Moon will rise in three hours. What is the phase of the Moon? Waning Gibbous 4. It is 9:00 PM, August 21. The Moon will transit in three hours. a. What is the phase of the Moon? - Full b. What is the right ascension of the Moon? 22 Hours 5. I observe a lunar eclipse to occur at sunset on September 21. a. What is the phase of the Moon? Full b. What is the Moon’s right ascension? 0 Hours c. What is the Moon’s declination? 0 Degrees d. What is the Moon’s hour angle? 18 Hours e. What is the Moon’s azimuth? 90 Degrees f. What is the Moon’s zenith angle? 90 Degrees g. What is the Sidereal Time? 18 Hours 6. A given object has a right ascension of 14 hours 15 minutes and an hour angle of 16 hours 50 minutes. What is the sidereal time? 7 Hours 5 Minutes
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This note was uploaded on 01/14/2012 for the course AST 3018 taught by Professor Lada during the Fall '08 term at University of Florida.

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