Light and Matter
HW0 - excused 3 problems
HW1 - results look much better
HW2 - open and due Sunday
Monday Night is Public Night
Public Observing.The next Public Observing night
Introduction to Astronomy
ASTR 101 - Spring 2016
ASTR 101 Introduction to Astronomy (4 credits)
An introduction to the solar system and universe accomplished with interactive lectures,
demonstrations, and laborator
TEST 3 STUDY GUIDE
How much bigger is the Suns radius compared to Earths radius?
The density of the Sun is most similar to that of
Tremendous pressure is created at the Suns center due to its own gravity. The Sun is kept
from collapsing by
Astronomy Study Guide
Constellations (and the moon) appear to move across the sky at night because
o E) the earth spins on its axis
What is the path that the sun, moon, and planets follow through the constellations?
o E) ecliptic
A planet is said to be in conjunction when _.
A. the Earth is between the Sun and the planet.
B. the planet is between the Earth and the Sun.
C. the Sun is between the Earth and the planet.
D. the Earth, Sun, and planet make a 90 degree angle.
E. both B a