1. What is the Cosmic Microwave Background?
The CMB is radiation that fills the universe and can be detected in every direction. Microwaves
are invisible to the naked eye so they can only be seen with instruments. Created shortly after the
universe came i
Astro 113 Exam #2 Review
What details might we observed on the surface of a G-type star?
A. Main sequence G stars have surface temperatures of 5,250 to 5,950 K and around 66 to
150 percent of Sol's luminosity. G-type dwarf stars appear to have between 0.8
Astro 113 Review
What is a black hole supported by?
What are the properties of a black hole?
Black holes do not emit radiation, how do we measure their gravitational forces and mass?
The X-rays that imply the presence of a black hole come from where?
Astro 113 Review
What is a black hole supported by? Its gravitational field.
What are the properties of a black hole? Properties of black holes are defined by its mass,
charge and spin. Black holes have 0 spin (not rotating) and 0 charge. Rotating black h
Solar System Walk - Report
Q. 1 Our scale model begins at _ and ends at
_ and is
_ meters long. We chose this site
Q. 2 Do you expect to get a very large number or a very small one for your scale
Pre-Lab: Retrograde Motion
Before investigating retrograde motion you need to understand some basic information about
planetary orbits and the position of the planets during their journey around the Sun.
Retrograde motion is a phenomenon that occurs for p
Properties of Light: Lenses and Mirrors Report
Team Members: Jonathan Brutus & Joseph Dussi
Procedure 1: Ray Optics Experiment
1. What is meant by straight in terms of the path of light?
2. Describe the path the light appears to take fr
Properties of Light: Lenses and Mirrors
Learning Goals: Students will
Investigate the properties of light, mirrors and lenses to understand the path light takes
from distant objects
Understand the principles of reflection and refraction.
Planetary Motion and Jupiters Moons Report
Part 1: Hypothesis building exercise
1. Do you see patterns in the data, perhaps something about the planets that increases
regularly or decreases regular
Planet 4 Citizen Science investigation Pre-lab
This investigation offers you a chance to contribute in real and important ways to scientific
investigation, some already in progress, some that will happen because people like you have
helped build a databas
Astronomy 112 Laboratory Manual Table of Contents
Solar System Walk.3
Walk the Solar System Answer Sheet.6
Pre-lab for Farquhar Globe.8
Modeling the sky with the Farquhar Globe.9
Farquhar Globe Answer Sheet .13
Retrograde Motion pre-lab exercise.18