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FIRST ANSWER IS THE CORRECT ANSWER 1. 2. 3. The daily motion of stars seen at the Equator is 4. (1) perpendicular to the horizon when rising and setting 5. (2) parallel to the horizon, neither rising nor setting 6. (3) at an angle of 23 1/2 degrees to the horizon when rising and setting 7. Sect. 2.2 1. The seasons are caused by 2. (1) the tilt of the Earth's axis and its annual motion around the Sun 3. (2) the tilt of the Earth's axis only 4. (3) the annual variation in the Earth's distance from the Sun 5. 6. What fact about the seasons tells us that they can't be caused by the 7. annual variation in Earth's distance from the Sun? 8. (1) they are opposite in the Northern and Southern Hemispheres 9. (2) they are different in the tropics and at the poles 10. (3) the variations in average temperature are far too small to be due to the 11. variation in distance 12. 13. 14. 15. The altitude of the celestial pole is equal to
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Unformatted text preview: 16. (1) the observer's latitude 17. (2) 90 degrees minus the observer's latitude 18. (3) the observer's longitude 19. 20. Gainesville is situated at approximately latitude 30 degrees North, longitude 21. 82 degrees West. The altitude of the North Celestial Pole here is 22. (1) 30 degrees 23. (2) 90 degrees minus the observer's latitude, or 60 degrees 24. (3) 82 degrees 25. 26. Which of the Earth's motions causes the change of the constellations from 27. season to season? 28. (1) revolution around the Sun 29. (2) rotation around its axis 30. (3) precession of its axis of rotation 31. 32. 33. The Sun passes through the spring equinox on approximately 34. (1) March 21 35. (2) September 21 36. (3) December 21 37. (4) [depends on which hemisphere one is in, Northern or Southern] 38. 39....
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This note was uploaded on 01/16/2012 for the course AST 1002 taught by Professor Dr.haywoodsmith,jr during the Summer '07 term at University of Florida.

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