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Astronomy 10
Special Relativity
Gravitational Lensing
precession
LIGO
The laws of physics are the same for all non-accelerating obs…
A distribution of matter (such as a cluster of galaxies) betw…
The slow movement of the axis of a spinning body around anoth…
Laser Interferometer Gravitational Observatory
Special Relativity
The laws of physics are the same for all non-accelerating obs…
Gravitational Lensing
A distribution of matter (such as a cluster of galaxies) betw…
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10-Astronomy
Big Bang Theory
Aphelion
Barycenter
Electromagnetic spectrum
The universe originated in a huge explosion that released all…
The place in the Earth's orbit where Earth is farthest away f…
The center of mass of two or more bodies, usually bodies orbi…
The arrangement of waves of radiant energy in order of wavele…
Big Bang Theory
The universe originated in a huge explosion that released all…
Aphelion
The place in the Earth's orbit where Earth is farthest away f…
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Astronomy 10
physical size
angular size
360 degrees
60 arcminutes (60')
how big it is
how big it looks from here
size of entire sky
one degree
physical size
how big it is
angular size
how big it looks from here
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10 - Astronomy
rotation
revolution
full moon
magnitude
the turning of an object on an axis
the movement of one object in an orbit around another object
the phase of the moon in which we see the entire moon lighted…
the brightness of a star.
rotation
the turning of an object on an axis
revolution
the movement of one object in an orbit around another object
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Astronomy 10
Two general ways of learning about a d…
Direct observation
Indirectly
Two major indirect approaches to findi…
Directly and Indirectly
Means by obtaining images or spectra of the object.
Means by infering the objects existence or properties without…
Observing the motion of a star to detect the subtle gravitati…
Two general ways of learning about a d…
Directly and Indirectly
Direct observation
Means by obtaining images or spectra of the object.
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astronomy #10
What is an atmosphere
how does the greenhouse effect warm a…
why do atmospheric properties vary wit…
what creates wind and weather
an atmosphere is a layer of gas that surrounds a world and th…
greenhouse gases such as carbon dioxide methane and water vap…
atmospheric structure is determined by the way atmospheric ga…
global wind patterns are shaped by atmospheric heating and th…
What is an atmosphere
an atmosphere is a layer of gas that surrounds a world and th…
how does the greenhouse effect warm a…
greenhouse gases such as carbon dioxide methane and water vap…
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Astronomy 10: Chapter 4
Aristotle
Geocentric model
Rotation
Revolution
Greek philosopher. Died 322 BC. Believed in the geocentric mo…
The Earth is the center of the universe. All planets rotate o…
Spinning on its own axis.
Turning around a separate object.
Aristotle
Greek philosopher. Died 322 BC. Believed in the geocentric mo…
Geocentric model
The Earth is the center of the universe. All planets rotate o…
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Astronomy (10)
What are the main constituents of Eart…
Why is atmospheric pressure less on to…
If there was no greenhouse effect, Ear…
If Earth was more reflective (had a hi…
b
c
c
b
What are the main constituents of Eart…
b
Why is atmospheric pressure less on to…
c
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Astronomy -10 terms
Revolution
Rotate
Solar System
Gas Giant Planet
motion of a body that travels around another body in space; o…
spinning of a body on its axis
a star (or stars) and all the planets and bodies that revolve…
planet with a deep, massive atmosphere; Jupiter, Saturn, Uran…
Revolution
motion of a body that travels around another body in space; o…
Rotate
spinning of a body on its axis
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astronomy 10
universe estimated to have how many st…
brightness is not a
parallax
1 parsec equals
7 x 10^21
reliable way to determine distance to the stars
uses the change in an objects apparent position compared to t…
3.26 lightyears
universe estimated to have how many st…
7 x 10^21
brightness is not a
reliable way to determine distance to the stars
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10 Astronomy
Constellation
Ecliptic
Elongation
How long does it take for the earth to…
A constellation is group of stars within an imaginary outline…
The ecliptic is the apparent path of the Sun on the celestial…
Elongation: the angle between the planet and the Sun as measu…
365.25 days
Constellation
A constellation is group of stars within an imaginary outline…
Ecliptic
The ecliptic is the apparent path of the Sun on the celestial…
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Astronomy 10
In general, the less cratered a moon's…
The mare on Ganymede were formed by
Which of the Galilean moons is densest…
Inside the Roche Limit
younger
water erupting and spreading over the surface
Io
large moons are torn apart
In general, the less cratered a moon's…
younger
The mare on Ganymede were formed by
water erupting and spreading over the surface
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Astronomy C10
Mass Exchange among binaries
Novae
Supernovae
Type 1 Supernovae
One star ends it's life, filling the Roche lobe. Recipient st…
a close binary star system consisting of a white dwarf and a…
This is the explosion of a star, when this happens the star b…
created by the explosion of a white dwarf, does not contain h…
Mass Exchange among binaries
One star ends it's life, filling the Roche lobe. Recipient st…
Novae
a close binary star system consisting of a white dwarf and a…
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astronomy
galaxy
wavelength
Leo
milky way
(astronomy) a collection of star systems
The distance between crests of waves, such as those of the el…
a zodiacal constellation in northern hemisphere between Cance…
The name of our galaxy, a spiral galaxy that contains about 4…
galaxy
(astronomy) a collection of star systems
wavelength
The distance between crests of waves, such as those of the el…
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Astronomy 10
At 8:00pm on August 10, which constell…
At 2:00am on September 20, which const…
At 9:00pm, on February 10, which const…
At 3:00am on March 15, which constella…
Scorpius
Big Dipper
Pisces
Aquila
At 8:00pm on August 10, which constell…
Scorpius
At 2:00am on September 20, which const…
Big Dipper
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Astronomy LT 10
Solar Eclipse
Lunar Eclipse
Lunar Eclipse
Solar Eclipse
Occurs when the Moon's shadow falls on Earth
Occurs when the Earth's shadow falls on the Moon
More common type of eclipse
Can only happen when the Moon is between the Earth and Sun
Solar Eclipse
Occurs when the Moon's shadow falls on Earth
Lunar Eclipse
Occurs when the Earth's shadow falls on the Moon
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Explore+10 (Astronomy)
Asteroids
Celestial Object
Comets
Galaxy
Large, irregular shaped rocks that orbit the sun.
Any object outside or above Earth's atmosphere.
A small body of rock, ice, and cosmic dust that follows in an…
A large cluster of billions of stars and clouds of gas and du…
Asteroids
Large, irregular shaped rocks that orbit the sun.
Celestial Object
Any object outside or above Earth's atmosphere.
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Astronomy 10S
angular Size
angular size of moon and sun?
astronomical unit
how much is an astronomical unit?
how big an object appears
1/2 degree
average distance from the earth to the sun
1.5 x 10^8 km
angular Size
how big an object appears
angular size of moon and sun?
1/2 degree
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Chapter 10- Astronomy
Solar System
Asteroid Belt
Astronomical Unit
Astronomy
the collection of eight planets and their moons in orbit arou…
the region of the Solar System located roughly between the or…
a unit of measurement equal to 149.6 million kilometers, the…
the branch of science that deals with celestial objects, spac…
Solar System
the collection of eight planets and their moons in orbit arou…
Asteroid Belt
the region of the Solar System located roughly between the or…
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Astronomy 10 Final Practice
Which of the following has your "addre…
Rougly how many stars are in the Milky…
Which of the following statements abou…
Which of the following statements abou…
you, Earth, solar system, Milky Way, Local Group, Local Super…
100 Billion
The "celestial sphere" is just another name for our universe
It represents an extension of Earth's equator onto the celest…
Which of the following has your "addre…
you, Earth, solar system, Milky Way, Local Group, Local Super…
Rougly how many stars are in the Milky…
100 Billion
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Astronomy Ch. 10
atmospheric pressure
bar
greenhouse gases
greenhouse effect
when the atmosphere above any given altitude has some weight…
a measurement for atmospheric pressure
water vapor (H2O), carbon dioxide (CO2), methane (CH4)
when atmospheres make planetary surfaces warmer than they wou…
atmospheric pressure
when the atmosphere above any given altitude has some weight…
bar
a measurement for atmospheric pressure
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Astronomy Ch 6-10
How does the sun maintain its energy o…
What is revealed by observing the sun…
Which of the following is true about g…
What are the general trends in tempera…
fusion of hydrogen nuclei
the structure of the chromosphere
They are both due to convection cells in layers below.
The temperature increases and density decreases.
How does the sun maintain its energy o…
fusion of hydrogen nuclei
What is revealed by observing the sun…
the structure of the chromosphere
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Astronomy 10/10
The solar system was formed by
What piece of solar system evidence su…
Which is a terrestrial planet?
What are Pluto, Ceres, Eris, and Make…
evolution
all planets are in the same orbital plane... all planets revolve…
Venus
Dwarf Planets
The solar system was formed by
evolution
What piece of solar system evidence su…
all planets are in the same orbital plane... all planets revolve…
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Astronomy Ch 6-10
How does the sun maintain its energy o…
What is revealed by observing the sun…
Which of the following is true about g…
What are the general trends in tempera…
fusion of hydrogen nuclei
the structure of the chromosphere
They are both due to convection cells in layers below.
The temperature increases and density decreases.
How does the sun maintain its energy o…
fusion of hydrogen nuclei
What is revealed by observing the sun…
the structure of the chromosphere
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Ch. 10 Astronomy
Chromosphere
Core
Corona
Coronal Mass Ejection
The middle layer of the sun's atmosphere
The central part of the sun, where nuclear fusion occurs.
The outer layer of the sun's atmosphere.
a large explosion of matter and energy from the Sun
Chromosphere
The middle layer of the sun's atmosphere
Core
The central part of the sun, where nuclear fusion occurs.
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Astronomy Ch 6-10
How does the sun maintain its energy o…
What is revealed by observing the sun…
Which of the following is true about g…
What are the general trends in tempera…
fusion of hydrogen nuclei
the structure of the chromosphere
They are both due to convection cells in layers below.
The temperature increases and density decreases.
How does the sun maintain its energy o…
fusion of hydrogen nuclei
What is revealed by observing the sun…
the structure of the chromosphere
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Unit 10- Astronomy
Electromagnetic Spectrum
Electromagnetic Spectrum
Refracting Telescope
Reflecting Telescopes
Full range of frequencies and wavelengths for electromagnetic…
Long Wavelength=Low Frequency... Short Wavelength=High Frequency
A telescope that uses convex lenses to gather and focus light…
A telescope that uses a curved mirror to gather and focus lig…
Electromagnetic Spectrum
Full range of frequencies and wavelengths for electromagnetic…
Electromagnetic Spectrum
Long Wavelength=Low Frequency... Short Wavelength=High Frequency
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Astronomy 10/10/16
How old is the solar system?
Who proposed the solar nebula theory?
What is the solar nebula theory?
Before the sun there was a...
4.6 billion years old
Immanuel Kant
The Solar System formed from a spinning spherical cloud of ga…
protosun
How old is the solar system?
4.6 billion years old
Who proposed the solar nebula theory?
Immanuel Kant
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Astronomy Chapter 10
Describe the orbital and rotational ch…
Explain how the Doppler Effect is used…
Describe the surface and atmospheric c…
List the major findings in regards to…
It takes Mercury about 59 Earth days to spin once on its axis…
When light (or waves) scatters off a rotating object, its orb…
Craters: Meteorite impacts with emanating ray features. ... Pla…
The lobate scarps suggest a mostly iron core which cooled qui…
Describe the orbital and rotational ch…
It takes Mercury about 59 Earth days to spin once on its axis…
Explain how the Doppler Effect is used…
When light (or waves) scatters off a rotating object, its orb…
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Astronomy ch 10
Black body curve
Astrometry
Giants
eclipsing binary
very hot, dense, gas gives off black body radiation... intensity…
measurement of the positions and distances of stars
A large, massive bright star that is some what smaller and fa…
a star system in which one star periodically blocks the light…
Black body curve
very hot, dense, gas gives off black body radiation... intensity…
Astrometry
measurement of the positions and distances of stars
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Astronomy Chapters 10 & 11
Rank layers of the sun's atmosphere, o…
Rank the layers of the sun's atomspher…
Rank the layers of the sun's atmospher…
rank the layers of the sun's atmospher…
corona, chromosphere, photosphere
photosphere, chromoshere, corona
corona, chromosphere, photosphere
corona, chromosphere, photosphere
Rank layers of the sun's atmosphere, o…
corona, chromosphere, photosphere
Rank the layers of the sun's atomspher…
photosphere, chromoshere, corona
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Astronomy 5 - 10
Energy of Light =
1 Watt =
White light =... Black light =
Primary colors of vision vs. on paper
Radiative energy in Joules
1 Joule/Sec
All colors in similar proportions, reflects all colors... Absenc…
Vision = Blue, Red, Green... Paper = Red, Yellow, Blue
Energy of Light =
Radiative energy in Joules
1 Watt =
1 Joule/Sec
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Astronomy Ch. 10 - Mars
Why was the summer of 2003 a fine time…
Mars is best viewed from Earth when it…
What makes the view of Mars in the sum…
Why does Mars appear fainter than Venu…
Mars was closer to us than it has been in over 50,000 years.
opposition.
Mars was both at perihelion and opposition, creating the perf…
because it is smaller, farther away and less reflective
Why was the summer of 2003 a fine time…
Mars was closer to us than it has been in over 50,000 years.
Mars is best viewed from Earth when it…
opposition.
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Year 10 Astronomy
Geocentric
Heliocentric
interstellar medium
star nebulae
a theory that the earth is at the centre of our solar system.
a theory that our sun is at the centre of our solar system.
the gas and dust between stars.
a large amount of gas coming together because of gravity.
Geocentric
a theory that the earth is at the centre of our solar system.
Heliocentric
a theory that our sun is at the centre of our solar system.
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Astronomy Lecture 10
Cratering
Volcanism
Weathering
Differentiation
From early times to the present
Resurfacing and creating surface structure
Erasing surface features by atmosphere and water
The sinking of heavy material into the core of the planet
Cratering
From early times to the present
Volcanism
Resurfacing and creating surface structure
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Astronomy C10 Midterm 2
Early history of SS studies (Greece)
Prograde Motion
Retrograde Motion
Aristotle
The earth was The center of the universe and Spheres with pla…
West to East motion of stars.
The apparent motion of the planets when they appear to move b…
Made a geocentric model involving 7 nested spheres
Early history of SS studies (Greece)
The earth was The center of the universe and Spheres with pla…
Prograde Motion
West to East motion of stars.
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Ch 6-10 Astronomy
What is the definition of a wave?
What is the wavelength?
What is the frequency?
What is the energy flux?
A regular series of disturbances that moves through a materia…
The distance between successive crests in a wave.
The rate at which wave crests pass a fixed point.
The rate at which a wave carries energy through a given area.
What is the definition of a wave?
A regular series of disturbances that moves through a materia…
What is the wavelength?
The distance between successive crests in a wave.
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Astronomy Ch. 10 Vocab
Stellar Parallax
Apparent Magnitude
Absolute Magnitude
Inverse-Square Law
The apparent shift in a nearby star's position on the celesti…
A measure of the brightness of light from a star or other obj…
The apparent magnitude that a star would have if it were 10 p…
The gravitational attraction between two objects and the appa…
Stellar Parallax
The apparent shift in a nearby star's position on the celesti…
Apparent Magnitude
A measure of the brightness of light from a star or other obj…
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astronomy 1-10
heliocentric
moon
ellipse
astronomical unit
a model of the solar system in which the earth and other plan…
a natural satellite that revolves around a planet
an oval shape, which may be elongated or nearly cicular; the…
a unit of measurement equal to earths average distance from t…
heliocentric
a model of the solar system in which the earth and other plan…
moon
a natural satellite that revolves around a planet
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Astronomy Ch. 10
Extrasolar planets
Directly
Indirectly
The Astrometric Method
Planets that lie beyond our own solar system
Obtaining images or spectra of the object
Inferring the object's existence or properties without actual…
Uses very precise measurements of stellar positions in the sk…
Extrasolar planets
Planets that lie beyond our own solar system
Directly
Obtaining images or spectra of the object
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Science 10 Astronomy
asteroid
comet
inner planets
Kuiper belt
a small rocky body orbiting the sun
A ball of frozen dust and rock that orbits the sun and has a…
Small, rocky planets that orbit closest to the sun including…
A region of the solar system that is just beyond the orbit of…
asteroid
a small rocky body orbiting the sun
comet
A ball of frozen dust and rock that orbits the sun and has a…
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Astronomy C10
Photosphere
Chromosphere
Corona
Solar Wind
visible "surface" of the sun (lowest level of the atmosphere)…
sun's thin layer; hotter than photosphere; red due to hydroge…
large, low density envelope with lots of x-rays
electrons and positive ions streaming from the sun; interacts…
Photosphere
visible "surface" of the sun (lowest level of the atmosphere)…
Chromosphere
sun's thin layer; hotter than photosphere; red due to hydroge…
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Mastering Astronomy Chapter 10
Rank layers of the sun based on order…
Rank the layers of the Sun's atmospher…
Rank the layers of the Sun's atmospher…
Rank the layers of the atmosphere base…
Corona, chromosphere, photosphere
photosphere, chromosphere, corona
corona, chromosphere, photosphere
corona, chromosphere, photosphere
Rank layers of the sun based on order…
Corona, chromosphere, photosphere
Rank the layers of the Sun's atmospher…
photosphere, chromosphere, corona
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10 Astronomy (2/2)
galaxy
constellation
light year
super nova
rotating stars
star picture
the distance light travels in one year
violent explosion of a star
galaxy
rotating stars
constellation
star picture
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10 Astronomy (1/2)
rotation
axis
revolution
eclipse
turning on an axis
imaginary line, center of the Earth
one object - orbit - another object
one object passes into the shadow of another object
rotation
turning on an axis
axis
imaginary line, center of the Earth
Astronomy Quiz #10
Circumpolar
Birth/Zodiac Sign
What Age are we in?
Asterisms
At 45 degrees
Constellation behind the sun on your birthday
Pisces
Subsets of constellations
Circumpolar
At 45 degrees
Birth/Zodiac Sign
Constellation behind the sun on your birthday
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Astronomy Ch. 10
Describe the features of the Sun's atm…
Describe the three main layers of the…
Name and describe seven features of th…
Describe the three main layers of the…
The features of the Sun that are always present are the granu…
The main layers are the photosphere, chromosphere, and corona…
Seven features of the active Sun are sunspots, plages, flares…
The three main layers are the core where the energy is genera…
Describe the features of the Sun's atm…
The features of the Sun that are always present are the granu…
Describe the three main layers of the…
The main layers are the photosphere, chromosphere, and corona…
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Astronomy Ch 6-10
How does the sun maintain its energy o…
What is revealed by observing the sun…
Which of the following is true about g…
What are the general trends in tempera…
fusion of hydrogen nuclei
the structure of the chromosphere
They are both due to convection cells in layers below.
The temperature increases and density decreases.
How does the sun maintain its energy o…
fusion of hydrogen nuclei
What is revealed by observing the sun…
the structure of the chromosphere
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Astronomy Test 10
younger
water erupting and spreading over the…
Io
large moons are torn apart
In general, the less cratered a moon's surface, the ________…
The mare on Ganymede were formed by
Which of the Galilean moons is densest and most geologically…
Inside the Roche Limit
younger
In general, the less cratered a moon's surface, the ________…
water erupting and spreading over the…
The mare on Ganymede were formed by
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Astronomy Chapter 10 Terms
Jeans Instability
Zero-Age Main Sequence
Pre-Main Sequence Star
Open Clusters
When gravitational attraction exceeds thermal pressure
"Moment" a star becomes a Main Sequence Star
Mass accretion halts; contract more slowly than protostars
Young stars are found in these clusters; they're located on t…
Jeans Instability
When gravitational attraction exceeds thermal pressure
Zero-Age Main Sequence
"Moment" a star becomes a Main Sequence Star
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