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5 Matching questions

  1. About how many stars does the Milky Way contain?
  2. white dwarf
  3. light - Year?
  4. Black dwarf
  5. Spiral Galaxy?
  1. a light year is the distance light travels in one year. Distance not time.
  2. b occurs when the star has used up all the energy and begins to cool further and condense
  3. c About 200 billion stars
  4. d a dead star
  5. e pinwheel shaped, large cluster of stars at the center

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. It does NOT have a regular shape
  2. When constellations are visible all times of the year because they never go beneath the horizon.
  3. Spiral
  4. a graph in which star's temperature is plotted against its absolute magnitude. (brightness)
  5. Explosion of a HIGH MASS star caused by greater energy and temperatures.

5 True/False questions

  1. geocentricEarth and other planets revolve around the sun. (Copernicus)


  2. Refracting Telescope?Uses objective lens to gather light and focus it on a small area.


  3. Ellipitical Galaxy?looks like a flattened ball; little gas and dust between stars, contain old stars


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


  5. Heliocentricearth is at the center of the revolving planets and stars. ( Ptolemy)


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