Midterm1isonwednesdayjanuary30 astronomy astronomy1

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Unformatted text preview: today and is due on Friday January 18. Homework 3 (chapters 4 and 5) will be posted next week and will be due on Friday January 25. Midterm 1 is on Wednesday January 30 Astronomy Astronomy 1 Winter 2013 Homework Units of Angle =π = = = = = = Small Angle Approximation α= * This version of the small angle approximation is only valid if the angle is expressed in radians =π α= = α× = α Small Angle Approximation If the angle is expressed in arcseconds, then the small angle approximation becomes D= αd 206, 265 since 1(rad ) = 206, 265(arc sec) T...
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This note was uploaded on 02/22/2014 for the course ASTRO 1 taught by Professor Antonucci during the Spring '08 term at UCSB.

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