ASTR 1010 Introductory Astronomy: Solar System Review Sheet for Mid-Term 2 Monday Oct 15th in class 9-9.50am BRING: Pencil, eraser, 1 "cheat sheet" (2-sides, 8.5" x 11") of notes calculator optional. The exam will be very similar to MT1 ~5 pages of
ASTR 1010 Introductory Astronomy: Solar System Review Sheet for Mid-Term 3 Wed Nov 7th in class 9-9.50am There will be review sessions during the 1st half of labs (finish up Optics for 2nd half) for the week of Tues Oct30th through Friday Nov 2nd b
ASTR 1010 - Introductory Astronomy I: Fall 2008 REVIEW SET 2 Dr. Hornstein This guide is to aid you in preparing f(jf the SECOND EXAM in class on Monday, October 28, which covers Chapters 4,1, &8 in The Cosmic Perspective, and draws on the reading, l
Nicholas Copernicus Rube Goldberg's model is overly complicated for completing a very simple task. Occam's Razor states that the simplest model is usually the best. Here (as, in fact, always) Goldberg fails to develop the simplest possible model. Joh
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Super Nova Remnant
How do super novae relate
What times work best for you for Teaching Assistant Adam Jensen's office hours?
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Why can't we see a galaxy 15 bil
What are we looking at?
A. Stars viewed from Hawaii B. Apparent motion due to Earth's spin C. Stars seen from Chile D. Two nearby galaxies
Reading Q: Pages 26-35
One evening you see a bright star high in the sky over a nearby tall buidin
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Annual Motions - Actual
Actual motion = Earth
Reading Q: Pages 12-17
How fast are Jim and Judy moving due to Earth's spin?
24 Hour Spin Period - speed varies with latitude
Speed = Distance time Poles: Speed = 0 24 hour
A. Jim is moving faster than Judy B. Judy is moving faster than J
Asro 1010 Homework #5 Preston Straight 810-67-4334 Dr. Hynek 1.) a.)
The no greenhouse average temperature for the planet is 1176K b.)
The no greenhouse average temperature for the planet is 829 K. c.) The average temperature on Earth, 288 K, is co
HW 8B: Astronomy Picture of the Day Preston Straight Astronomy 1020 10/21/07 October 11, 2007- Bright Planets and the Crescent Moon In this picture you can see Regales, Saturn, Titan, and Venus. In the middle, you can also see the crescent moon. I ha
1. How to find where you are on the earth (altitude of Polaris from different places
Find north or south celestial pole Latitude is equal to the altitude if the celestial pole in your sky In Northern Hemisphere determine your approx
Exam 3 general topics/concepts
Chapter 5 Light & Matter
Wave and particle (photon) nature of light Photon- mass-less particle of electromagnetic radiation energy, each photon has an energy proportional to its frequency Light as a wave- the shorter
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SECOND EXAM 20 Oct 2008 Closed books, no calculators, phones, etc. You may use one sheet (8.5" x 11")
of handwritten notes. Strictly individual effort, 45 minutes maximum. DO NOT
Dr. Hornstein Fall 2008
THIRD EXAM 17 Nov 2008 Closed books, no calculators, phones, etc. You may use one sheet (8.5" x 11") of
handwritten notes. Strictly individual effort, FOR ANY REASON DURI
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Choose a category. You will be given the answer. You must give the correct question. Click to begin.
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The Wonderful World of units
If at first Where Did you don't I Go succeed. Wrong?
Convection of the mantle creates stresses in the crust
Deformation of the crust
Compression: Stresses push the crust together Mountains, ridges, etc. Extension: Stresses pull the crust apart Valleys,
Stuff from old quizzes- Our solar system formed 1/3 the way back of big bang.| 1 arcsecond is width of hair at arms length| when retrograde motion happens, its our planet catching up and passing by mars| During which Northern Hemisphere season is Ear
Where lava is continuously rising through the crust
Plumes of molten magma rising up through mantle and piercing the crust Remember the lava lamp!
Earth - Continents, seabed volcanic p
Why is the Sky Blue & Sunsets Red?
Properties of Thermal Radiation
1. Wein's Law - Hotter objects emit photons with a higher average energy 2. Stefan-Boltzman Law - Hotter objects emit more power per unit area.
ASTR 1010 Introductory Astronomy Solar System Mid-Term Exam 1 - ANSWERS The astute student would have noticed that many of the questions are directly from Mastering Astronomy quizzes for the first 3 chapters.
1 When astronomers say "we are star stuf
ASTR 1010 Mid-Term Exam 2 October 15, 2007 - Answers Version 1 and Version 2 are the same just different numbering of the questions this is Version 1.
1 On a scale where the Sun is about the size of a grapefruit and the Earth is about 15 meters aw
ASTR 1010 Introductory Astronomy: Solar System Review Sheet for Mid-Term 1 Wednesday Sept. 19th in class 9-9.50am Exam will be multiple-choice similar to the in-class clicker questions. BRING: Pencil, eraser, 1 sheet (2-sides, 8.5" x 11") of notes
Apparent vs. Actual Motions
Daily Motions - Actual
Actual motion = Earth spin with axis pointed in fixed direction - towards Polaris
Local view West to East NY leads LA
"omnipotent being" view
Apparent view - path of Internation
Motions in the Sky
What does the universe look like from Earth? Why do stars rise and set? How does the sky change with latitude and over the year?
Apparent Motions - The Local Sky
Read up to page 41
Zenith: The point directly overhead Horizon:
Fig 2.7 - Sun's path here in Boulder
Reading - Section 2.3 pp 41-48 The Moon, Our Constant Companion What causes eclipses?
This week's Lab topic
Phases of Moon
Moon is illuminated by Sun We see a changing combination of the bright and dark face