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Telescopes can collect far more light with far greater magnification. Telescopes can collect more light and are unaffected by twinkling. Telescopes can collect far more light with far better angular resolution. Telescopes have much more magnification and better angular resolution. Question 38 1 / 1 point Which of the following is not an advantage of the Hubble Space Telescope over ground-based telescopes? It can observe infrared and ultraviolet light, as well as visible light. Stars do not twinkle when observed from space. Observers on the ground can use it at any time of the 24-hour day. It never has to close because of bad weather. Although it orbits the Earth and is outside Earth’s atmosphere, it is, after all, closer to the stars. Question 39 1 / 1 point The frequency of a wave is the number of peaks passing by any point each second. measured in cycles per second. measured in Hertz (Hz). equal to the speed of the wave divided by the wavelength of the wave. all of the above. Question 40 0 / 1 point The light gathering power of a 10-cm telescope is that of a 20-cm telescope. equal to greater than twice less than 10 times less
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Question 1 0 / 1 point Rank the following planets in order of size from the smallest to the largest. Mercury, Mars, Earth, Uranus, Saturn Mercury, Mars, Uranus, Saturn, Earth Mars, Mercury, Earth, Saturn, Uranus Uranus, Mars, Mercury, Earth, Saturn Mars, Mercury, Earth, Saturn, Uranus Question 2 0 / 1 point We have determined the age of the solar system through: A) taking measurements of tree rings. B) radioactive dating. C) the study of rocks and the determination of their composition. D) the analysis of the sand on various beaches around the Earth. E) all of A, B, C and D. Question 3 1 / 1 point Ring systems around planets are: quite common among terrestrial planets. quite common among the large, gas planets; all Jovian planets have them. fairly rare; just Venus and Saturn have them. fairly rare; just Saturn has rings. quite common; all planets have them. Question 4 0 / 1 point Which of the following statements about the Jovian planets is not true? Saturn is the least dense planet, having a density less than water.
The largest Jovian planet is Jupiter. All the Jovian planets have ring systems. Together, Jupiter and Saturn have over 100 moons. The outermost Jovian planet, Uranus, is also the least massive. Question 5 1 / 1 point What is the origin of the atoms of hydrogen, oxygen and sodium in the perspiration that exits your body during this astronomy test? They were synthesized during the early stages of the Sun's formation and spewed out from the Sun through the solar wind and our planet, Earth, simply intercepted them. All of these elements were synthesized inside stars more than 4.6 billion years ago. All of these elements were produced in the first few minutes after the big bang event.

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