A Venusian would have a better view of earth retrograding for two reasons:1. As the planet passes between us and the sun it would be in the day time sky.2. Notice too that the dark side of the planet would be facing our direction for an observer on the day side of earth.This question has not been graded.The correct answer is not displayed for Written Response type questions.
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s not to scale...shadows would not extend that far in spacewould be looking away from the sun-located on the night side of Venus-and they would see the part of Earth in sunlight. An obsee day side of the red planet and Earth's night side (not illuminated by the sun) would be facing Mars.1 / 1 pointInformation:Click hereto view Phase Position Demonstrator(will open in a new window.An inner planet always has one half of itself facing the sun. As the demonstrator shows this planet, as seen through a telescope, goes through phases that are similar to the phases of the moon.Question:When an outer planet is observed through a telescope it:1) shows phases in a sequence like the inner planet2) shows phases in a sequence that is the reverse order of an inner planet3) is nearly always in full phase4) is only visible at periods when it retrogradesUse the following information to answer Questions 15 and 16WEB PAGEProject Galileo (Rice University)
Select: Science-left column0 / 1 pointWho first applied for a patent for the telescope? When? Why was it denied?In October 1608, the States General (the national government) in The Hague discussed the patent applications first of Hans Lipperhey of Middelburg, and then of Jacob Metiusof Alkmaar, on a device for "seeing faraway things as though nearby." It consisted of a convex and concave lens in a tube, and the combination magnified three or four times. The gentlemen found the device too easy to copy to award the patent, but it voted a small award to Metius and employed Lipperhey to make several binocular versions, for which he was paid handsomely.This question has not been graded.The correct answer is not displayed for Written Response type questions.608 Denied because it was to easy to copy0 / 1 pointWhat was the power of the telescope that Galileo used to viewthe fourmoons of Jupiter? A twenty powered instrumentThis question has not been graded.The correct answer is not displayed for Written Response type questions.
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0 / 2 pointsView the How did we get from here to there PowerPointin the Content area to answer this question.In a New Way to Explain Explanation, David Deutsch states, “So, in science, two false approaches blight progress.” What are the “approaches” he suggests that hinder the progress of science?Untestable theories and explanationless theories (bad explanation theories that can vary, missing details)This question has not been graded.
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