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5 Matching questions

  1. light - Year?
  2. Circumpolar Constellations?
  3. Hertzsprung/Russell Diagram
  4. 3 types of Galaxies?
  5. Super nova
  1. a light year is the distance light travels in one year. Distance not time.
  2. b 1. Spiral 2. Ellipitical 3. Irregular
  3. c a graph in which star's temperature is plotted against its absolute magnitude. (brightness)
  4. d Explosion of a HIGH MASS star caused by greater energy and temperatures.
  5. e When constellations are visible all times of the year because they never go beneath the horizon.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. About 200 billion stars
  2. Where the sky and the ground meet
  3. Uses objective lens to gather light and focus it on a small area.
  4. The middle, stable stage in a star's life. It can last from a few billion years to 100 billion years. (Middle Age)
  5. pinwheel shaped, large cluster of stars at the center

5 True/False questions

  1. Examples of Circumpolar Constellations?Cassiopeia, Cephus, Ursa Major, and Draco


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


  3. Parallax?a new star that forms in Nebulae


  4. Apparent Magnitude?How bright a star appears from earth.


  5. Black dwarfa dead star