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5 Matching questions

  1. About how many stars does the Milky Way contain?
  2. Examples of Circumpolar Constellations?
  3. geocentric
  4. light - Year?
  5. Spiral Galaxy?
  1. a Cassiopeia, Cephus, Ursa Major, and Draco
  2. b About 200 billion stars
  3. c pinwheel shaped, large cluster of stars at the center
  4. d light year is the distance light travels in one year. Distance not time.
  5. e earth is at the center of the revolving planets and stars. ( Ptolemy)

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. Spiral
  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. a graph in which star's temperature is plotted against its absolute magnitude. (brightness)
  4. a new star that forms in Nebulae
  5. Explosion of a HIGH MASS star caused by greater energy and temperatures.

5 True/False questions

  1. white dwarfa dead star


  2. Refracting Telescope?Uses a mirror instead of an objective lens.


  3. Black dwarfoccurs when the star has used up all the energy and begins to cool further and condense


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


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