5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- light - Year?
- 3 types of Galaxies?
- Absolute Magnatude?
- Main Sequence
- a 1. Spiral 2. Ellipitical 3. Irregular
- b light year is the distance light travels in one year. Distance not time.
- c a new star that forms in Nebulae
- d The middle, stable stage in a star's life. It can last from a few billion years to 100 billion years. (Middle Age)
- e The true brightness of a star if it were placed a standard distance away from Earth. The lower the number the brighter the star.
5 Multiple choice questions
- looks like a flattened ball; little gas and dust between stars, contain old stars
- patterns of stars
- How bright a star appears from earth.
- When constellations are visible all times of the year because they never go beneath the horizon.
5 True/False questions
white dwarf → a dead star
Examples of Circumpolar Constellations? → When constellations are visible all times of the year because they never go beneath the horizon.
geocentric → earth is at the center of the revolving planets and stars. ( Ptolemy)
Super nova → Explosion of a HIGH MASS star caused by greater energy and temperatures.
About how many stars does the Milky Way contain? → Spiral