1. Scientific Notation is the method by which large numbers are written
1. Powers of ten
2. Decimal notation
3. Fractional representation of exponents
2. According to size, starting with the smallest, which of the following is the correct
Astronomy 101 Lab: Dwarf Planets
Author: Riley Leopard
To first understand what a dwarf planet it, its best to know the
difference between a planet and a dwarf planet. The International
Astronomical Union (IAU) defined a planet as an object
ASTRONOMY 102 LABCONSTELLATIONS
I realize that by this part of the semester, you probably are able to recognize many constellations
on your own which is great! This lab will hopefully fill in some of the gaps of those previous labs.
I hope you enjoy this
Question 70 (1.4 points)
If a stellar remnant is greater than 3 solar masses, the resulting object will be a
Question 70 options:
Question 71 (1.4 points)
The _ of a black hole is the radius f
The purpose of this lab is to teach students how to identify the Little Dipper. The Little Dipper is also
known as Ursa Minor and the Little Bear.
You must be located in the northern hemisphere, on a clear night to see the Little Dipper. You will
Question 2 1 / 1 point
The first stars to form in our galaxy
had circular orbits.
had highly elliptical orbits.
formed the galactic clusters we see today.
Question 3 1 / 1 point
The famous debate where one person argued that faint object
Lesson 5 random mc
Radio telescopes have poor resolving power because
their diameters are so large.
the energy they receive is not electromagnetic radiation.
radio waves have long wavelengths.
Radio telescopes are i
Lesson 4 proctored mc random
Spring tides occur
at new moon and full moon.
at third-quarter and full moon.
at noon and midnight.
at new moon and first-quarter moon.
Newton concluded that some force had to act on
As the moon orbits Earth, the moon rotates on its axis
A solar or lunar eclipse will occur
when the moon is waxing gibbous and it is halfway through an eclipse year
Lesson 2 random mc
An observer in the northern hemisphere watches the sky for several hours. As a result of Earths
rotation, this observer notices that the stars near the north celestial pole appear to move
Lesson 1 random video questions for proctored
At present, astronomers think that the largest structure in the universe is
filaments of galaxy superclusters.
the solar system.
the Milky Way Galaxy.