AstronomyLecture3a - NAME ASTRONOMY LECTURE TEST 3 1...

Info iconThis preview shows pages 1–3. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
NAME ____________________________________________________ ASTRONOMY LECTURE TEST # 3 ___ 1. Prominences are relatively ? gas clouds that blast outward from the Sun's surface. ___ 2. ? are also termed "minor planets". A.moons B.comets C.asteroids D.all of the above are termed "minor planets" ___ 3. The Standard Candle method is typically used to determine the distance of relatively ? stars. A.close B.distant ___ 4. Ae and Be stars are ? massive than T Tauri stars. A.less B.more ___ 5. The "iridium layer" and "shocked quartz" are pieces of evidence concerning A.origin of asteroids B.origin of comets C.extinction theories D.origin of dinosaurs E.origin of mammals ___ 6. The "Tunguska Event" was probably due to collision with a A.large meteorite B.asteroid C.comet ___ 7. ? Jovian planets have ring systems. B.some C.all ___ 8. Helioseismology has been used to discover features of the Sun's A.rotation B.temperature C.composition D.helioseismology has been used to define all of the above features ___ 9. The surface of ? is composed of mostly water ice, with possibly water and other liquids within its interior due to radioactive and tidal heating. A.Titan B.Nereid C.Miranda D.Triton E.Charon ___ 10. The Photosphere is ? the Chromosphere. A.below B.above ___ 11. Miranda is a moon of A.Neptune B.Uranus C.Pluto D.Saturn E.Jupiter ___ 12. Most ? meteorites are chondrites. A.iron B.stony C.both iron and stony meteorites are usually chondrites ___ 13. Binary stars are especially useful for determining star A.temperature B.density C.distance D.composition E.mass ___ 14. A parsec is ? light years. A.0.08 B.2.512 C.3.09 D.3.2616 E.9.46 ___ 15. A star of magnitude 7 is ? than a star of magnitude 4. A.dimmer B.brighter cannot determine this from the information given ___ 16. Brown Dwarfs are A.stars B.planets C.brown dwarfs have some characteristics in common with stars, others with planets ___ 17. Phoebe, Hyperion, and Dione are moons of A.Neptune B.Uranus C.Pluto D.Saturn E.Jupiter
Background image of page 1

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
___ 18. Most stars plotted on H-R Diagrams are in the A.Giant Region B.Supergiant Region C.Dwarf Region D.Main Sequence ___ 19. The Lagrangian Points captures the ? asteroids in the orbit of Jupiter. A.Amor B.Apollo C.Trojan D.all of these asteroids are captured by the Lagrangian Points ___ 20. Absolute Magnitude is the apparent magnitude a star would have it were at a distance of ? parsecs. A.10 B.20 C.30 D.40 E.50 ___ 21. The deepest layer of the Sun that we see is the A.core B.corona C.photosphere D.chromosphere ___ 22. The axis of rotation of ? lies nearly in the plane of its orbit. A.Neptune B.Uranus C.Mars D.Saturn E.Jupiter ___ 23. Granules are features seen on A.asteroids B.comets C.planets D.meteorites E.the Sun ___ 24. ?-Type asteroids are dark-colored and are similar to carbonaceous chondrites. A.A B.B C.C D.M E.S ___ 25. Which of the following does not have retrograde rotation? A.Pluto B.Uranus C.Venus D.Mercury ___ 26. A supergiant star would have a luminosity classification of
Background image of page 2
Image of page 3
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

{[ snackBarMessage ]}

Page1 / 6

AstronomyLecture3a - NAME ASTRONOMY LECTURE TEST 3 1...

This preview shows document pages 1 - 3. Sign up to view the full document.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Ask a homework question - tutors are online