Astronomy: Universe as we know it
Course Number: 0846 Section: 002 1. Instructor Information Name: Dr. Ergin H. Ahmed Office: Barton Hall BA125 E-mail: erahmed@temple.edu Phone: 215-204-1398 Office Hours: Wednesday 1:00pm 3:00 pm, Friday 1:00 pm 3:00 pm 2
Test Problems for Ch 1.
1. Suppose you have two cars, and the larger one is twice as massive as the smaller one. If you
and a friend push on them so that their accelerations are equal, how must the forces applied to the
cars compare?
A) The force on the l
Midterm #1 Astronomy 0846
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Formulas: c = f
F = T 4
=
3 10 6 T 3 D = (M 1 + M 2 ) P 2
Force = G
M 1M 2 R2
Constants: Speed of light in vacuum c = 3x108 m/s Gravitational constant G = 6.67x10-11 m3 kg -1 s-2 1. The Sun's apparent path around t
Midterm #2 Astronomy 0846
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Formulas: E = mc 2 Constants: Speed of light in vacuum c = 3x108 m/s
1. Which of the listed below planets is the largest one a. Earth b. Mars c. Venus d. Saturn e. Uranus 2. By far the most abundant element in the
Course Syllabus
1. Observing the Sky: The Birth of Astronomy 1.1. The Sky Above 1.2. 3. Measurement of the Earth by Eratosthenes 1.4. 2. The Heliocentric Model 2. Orbits and Gravity 2.1. The Laws of Planetary Motion 2.2. Newton's Great Synthesis 2.3. Univ
Course Syllabus
1. Observing the Sky: The Birth of Astronomy 1.1. The Sky Above 1.2. 3. Measurement of the Earth by Eratosthenes 1.4. 2. The Heliocentric Model 2. Orbits and Gravity 2.1. The Laws of Planetary Motion 2.2. Newton's Great Synthesis 2.3. Univ