ASTR 1030: Mercury Orbit Plot Name: O\(\ E, \ \
When you nish plotting the 18 lines (the rst one is done as an illustration), ll in the apparent orbit
of Mercury, then answer these questions:
1. What is Mercurys perihelion distance, in A.U.? m. 55 AU.
ASTR 1030 MIDTERM STUDY GUIDE
Dr. Patrick Murphy
Disclaimer: This is NOT intended to replace your usual methods of studying for the exam and it
does not cover EVERYTHING you will be expected to know for the exam!
Note: The Mid-term exam covers Chapters 1,
ASTR 1030 Lab 1: Your Birthday Sky with Stellarium
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3. Using the PC planetarium program Stellariurn, you will use a
computer to go as close as possible to your birthplace, and set the program to display