1 Observing at the same time each night there is no noticeable change from one

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1) Observing at the same time each night there is no noticeable change from one night to the next. 2) Observing at the same time each night there is a slight change from one night to the next. Quest ion 4 0 / 1 poin t
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Observe the locations of Venus for each night during March, 2012 . Set the time for 9 p.m . Note the amount of motion and the separation distance between this planet and the sun which is just below the horizon. Be sure to have west near the bottom and middle of your screen. 1) Venus moves swiftly among the stars from week to week and it always is found close (0 to 45 degrees 2) Venus moves slowly among the stars from week to week and it is never found close (0 to 45 degrees) Quest ion 5 1 / 1 poin t Do the same for Jupiter between March 1, 2012 and March 31, 2012, at 9 p.m . 1) Jupiter moves swiftly among the stars from week to week. 2) Jupiter moves slowly among the stars from week to week. Quest ion 6 0 / 1 poin t Venus was probably the first “wandering star” discovered by ancient humans and Jupiter, which is the second brightest planet, can dominate the sky for the entire evening. Based only on the observations made in question 4 and 5, which of these planets appears to be closest to Earth? Why? (How could our ancestors judge relative distance to celestial objects?) Venus appears to be closer to earth. I would say this because it looks larger than Jupiter and it is brighter than Jupiter as well. This question has not been graded. The correct answer is not displayed for Written Response type questions.
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pear to move across our field of view swiftly. Venus shows the most motion against the starry background in a short amount of t ll as seen against the stars. 0 / 1 point Face west and set the time for February 1, 2012 at 9 p.m. Observe the position of Venus at the beginning of each month through June 1, 2012. Explain where you would expect to find Venus from June1, 2012 through July 1, 2012. Why would you not be able to see the planet during June? (Check your answer by facing east and by setting the time for 5:30 a.m.) You would not be able to see the planet at 9pm because it would be below the horizon at this time. However facing east you would see the planet at 5:30 am. (Talk about some wandering Gods) This question has not been graded. The correct answer is not displayed for Written Response type questions. Hide Feedback It is in the sky, above the horizon, with the sun during that time period. Set the time for February 1, 2012 at 9 p.m . Locate Mars in the eastern sky (Be sure to have the “E” horizon marker visible on the middle, lower part of your screen). On this date and time we are able to observe Venus and Jupiter in the western sky shortly after sunset. The angle separating the sun and these planets is less than 90 degrees. At this same time Mars appears near the eastern horizon nearly 180 degrees
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from the setting sun. Observing Venus over many months from our backyard shows that unlike Mars its angle of separation from the sun ranges from 0 degrees to 46 degrees. Venus appears to be on a “short leash” to the sun. Mars and Jupiter
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