ReviewSheetFinalExam2011

ReviewSheetFinalExam2011 - Review Sheet for AST1002 Final...

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Cumulative stuff: General knowledge: Review Sheet for AST1002 Final Exam, Spring 2011 Tides, Eclipses, General features of the sky, types of orbits and rotations in the Earth- Moon-Sun system. Measuring stars: Blackbody curves and temperatures, luminosity, mass, parallax, spectral classes, binary systems AU, parsecs, arc-seconds, LY, Objects in the solar system, planets, moons, KBO’s, Kuiper belt, Oort cloud, comets, j y, p, , , p , ,, meteoroids, asteroids, general characteristics – orbits, rotation axes, magnetic field, atmospheres, etc. Sun: structure and features, how powered and how known. Stellar evolution, HR diagrams, trajectories of low, medium, and high mass stars from birth to death, age of star clusters, ultimate fate (white dwarf, neutron star, black hole, etc. and the relevant masses) Kepler’s law, Roche limit, Doppler shift, E = mc 2 Ages of main objects: Sun, Earth, Globular clusters, Milky Way, Universe
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More recent material Galaxy types – “Hubble for” classification Standard Candles – distance determinations. Cosmic Distance Ladder: Fig. 15.17
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