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5 Matching Questions

  1. geocentric
  2. Horizon
  3. Circumpolar Constellations?
  4. 3 types of Galaxies?
  5. Hertzsprung/Russell Diagram
  1. a When constellations are visible all times of the year because they never go beneath the horizon.
  2. b 1. Spiral 2. Ellipitical 3. Irregular
  3. c earth is at the center of the revolving planets and stars. ( Ptolemy)
  4. d Where the sky and the ground meet
  5. e a graph in which star's temperature is plotted against its absolute magnitude. (brightness)

5 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. pinwheel shaped, large cluster of stars at the center
  2. The true brightness of a star if it were placed a standard distance away from Earth. The lower the number the brighter the star.
  3. occurs when the star has used up all the energy and begins to cool further and condense
  4. Cassiopeia, Cephus, Ursa Major, and Draco
  5. patterns of stars

5 True/False Questions

  1. Red Giant or Super Red GiantUses objective lens to gather light and focus it on a small area.


  2. light - Year?light year is the distance light travels in one year. Distance not time.


  3. Parallax?pinwheel shaped, large cluster of stars at the center


  4. HeliocentricEarth and other planets revolve around the sun. (Copernicus)


  5. ProstarParallax is the apparent change in position of an object when you look at it from diffenrent angles.


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