The trip our class took to the observatory last week was very interesting, and I
learned a lot about the observatory and its history. When we arrived at the observatory
they took us into the building that houses one of the oldest telescopes in the country
Astronomy: Solar System Review topics for Unit 1
1. What is the scale of Astronomy? Solar System Astronomy?
Seconds, grams, grams/cubic centimeter, kelvin
2. Review Scientific Notation. Which is improperly written: 3.45 x 10-7, 58.1 x 102, 0.1 x 101.2?
1: G.C.- is an astronomical process that occurs when the surface of a star or a planet cools. The
cooling causes the pressure to drop and the star or planet shrinks as a result. This
compression, in turn, heats up the core of the star/planet
I- in the beg