Chapter 3 Summary
Eratosthenes (276-194 BC) calculated the circumference of the earth.
Mercury, Jupiter, Saturn, Venus and Mars were known to ancient astronomers.
Aristotle (384-322 BC) was the foremost authority on many things in his time. He proposed a
CHAPTER 2 SUMMARY
CONSTELLATIONS: The stars in a constellation have practically nothing to do with one another!
Constellations are made up groups of stars that help us identify which star is which in the night sky
In a really dark night, about 1000 to 150
ASTRO 110 HOMEWORK #1
DUE DATE: September 22, 2016
DATE SUBMITTED: _
1. Where would you have to look to see your zenith? Where on Earth would you have to be for the
celestial equator to pass through your zenith? Where on Earth would you have to be f
EXTRA CREDIT TAKE HOME PROJECT: BUILDING A MARTIAN SETTLEMENT (Due November 16, 2016)
Q1: What is acceptable for submission?
A1: You can build a 3D model using blocks, cardboard etc. Or you can build a computer model and bring
me the file. Or you can use
ASTRO 110 FINAL EXAMINATION GUIDELINE
FINAL EXAMINATION DATE: 12/14/2016 (WEDNESDAY) DURING LECTURE HOURS (8:00-11:00 AM)
CHAPTERS TO BE COVERED: All the chapters we have covered during the semester. The exam is
Bring Calculator. Cell phone
INTRO SOC 100 & 201 STUDY QUESTIONS FA2016
1. Which term is used to refer to organized patterns of
beliefs and behavior centered on basic social
A. social networks
B. social institutions
C. functional prerequisites
7. An extended fam
Notes 2 Week 5 The Solar System and other planetary systems
Characteristics of our Solar System Chapter 6 - 15.
Link for Chapter 6:
For the individual planets Ch 7-14
1.The terrestrial planets are named after
2.The terrestrial planets consist of
3.The gas giant planets are
4.Which is usually the most distant planet from the Sun?
5.The asteroids are found mostly between
6.Which kind of planet has the mos
1. How many stars are in our solar system?
2. Between which 2 planets is the asteroid belt located?
Mars and Jupiter.
3. How are the contents of our solar system classified?
One star; 8 planets; interplanetary matter; asteroids; comets; meteoroids.
1. What are constellations?
Constellations are patterns we perceive in the stars apparent position in the night sky, from Earths
point of view. They are identified as regions of the sky, mapped out on the celestial sphere