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Chapter 8 / Exercise 26
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103. When does the full Moon occur? a. on the 15 th of every month b. when the Moon is at right angles to the direction of the Sun c. when the Moon is closer to Sun than the Earth is d. when the Moon is directly opposite the position of the Sun
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Chapter 8 / Exercise 26
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ANS: D PTS: 1 REF: 28 BLM: Remember
104. In which direction does the daily motion of the Moon occur in the sky, against the background stars, when viewed from the Earth? PTS: 1 REF: 26 BLM: Remember
105. Why does the Gregorian calendar use leap years? PTS: 1 REF: 28 BLM: Remember
106. What determines the phase of the Moon on a particular night? PTS: 1 REF: 36 BLM: Remember
COMPLETION 1. ____________________ is a measure of the light energy that hits one square metre in one second.
PTS: 1 REF: 17 BLM: Remember 2. The ____________________ is the point on the celestial sphere directly above an observer, regardless of where the observer is located on Earth.
PTS: 1 REF: 20 BLM: Remember 3. Star A has an apparent visual magnitude of 6.3 and star B has an apparent visual magnitude of 5.3. Star A is ____________________ than star B.
PTS: 1 REF: 17 BLM: Remember 4. The Earth's rotation axis ____________________ slowly so that in a few thousand years Polaris will no longer be the North Star.
PTS: 1 REF: 22 BLM: Remember 5. The full Moon has an angular diameter of approximately ____________________ arc minutes for an observer located on the surface of the Earth.
PTS: 1 REF: 21 BLM: Remember 6. A(n) ____________________ eclipse occurs when the Moon is at its greatest distance from the Earth, and the Moon is new.
PTS: 1 REF: 30 BLM: Remember 7. The ____________________ period of the Moon is the time required for one revolution of the Moon around the Earth with respect to the stars.
PTS: 1 REF: 35 BLM: Remember 8. For a northern hemisphere observer, the __________ __________ Moon is visible in the south-eastern sky just after sunset.
PTS: 1 REF: 29 BLM: Remember 9. The planets __________ and ___________ are never visible near the eastern horizon at sunset.
PTS: 1 REF: 26 BLM: Higher Order 10. _________ is the point in the Earth's orbit when the Earth is closest to the Sun.
PTS: 1 REF: 25 BLM: Remember TRUE/FALSE 1. The constellations were created by the Greeks. PTS: 1
2. A second magnitude star in Ursa Major is brighter than a fourth magnitude star in Orion.

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