Lab 10
Telescope and Observation
Objective:
1) Understand the principal of telescope
2) Study the night sky.
Equipment:
http:/astro.unl.edu/classaction/animations/telescopes/telescope10.html
SkyGazer
Section 4.8
Applications of Trigonometric
Functions
Solving Right Triangles
Example
Find the height of the tower given that it is 150 feet
from the line of sight of the individual who is looking up
at
Section 2.2
Quadratic Functions
Graphs of Quadratic Functions
Graphs of Quadratic Functions
2
Parabolas f ( x) ax bx c
Vertex
Minimum
Maximum
Axis of symmetry
y
y
x
x
Quadratic functions are any funct
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Section 5.3
Double-Angle, Power-Reducing,
and Half-Angle Formulas
Double-Angle Formulas
Example
3
If sin = and lies in Quadrant II, find the exact
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value of each of the following.
a. sin 2
b. cos 2
c
Lab 9
Planetary Geology
Objective:
1) Understand the geological activities that shape the planets surface
2) Take a geology tour of our solar system.
Equipment:
www.masteringastronomy web site
How to
Lab 4
Part 1
1. Zenith is the point directly overhead, which has an altitude of 90 degrees.
2. Meridian is a half-circle extending from your horizon due south, through your zenith, to
your horizon due
Lab 3
Part 1
1.
A. A moon day is equivalent to 29.5 Earth days.
B. If you are on the moon you wont see phases of the Earth because you will
constantly see the Earth no matter if its day or night on th
Lab 2
Part 1
1. I chose to use a marble for earth. I chose a tennis ball for Jupiter.
The sun is 109.75 times the diameter of Earth.
Venus is .95 times the diameter of the Earth.
Jupiter is 11.19 time
Lab 8
1. Flat plane, ellipses
2. They are usually parabolic; unless they get close to Jupiter then they will make regular
returns from then on.
3. The gravitational pull from Jupiter pulled it off its