Astronomy The Solar System

Physics & Astronomy

Quiz 2 :

Patterns in the Skymotions of Earth and the Moon

Quiz 2 :

Patterns in the Skymotions of Earth and the Moon

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The point directly below your feet is called the
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C

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At a latitude of 50, how far above the horizon is the north celestial pole located?
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C

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At what latitude is the north celestial pole located at your zenith?
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D

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At what latitude is the north celestial pole at your horizon?
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A friend takes a time-lapse picture of the sky, as shown in the figure below.What direction must your friend have been facing when the picture was taken? img
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The Earth's equator can be found
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A friend takes a time-lapse picture of the sky, as shown in the figure below.What direction must your friend have been facing when the picture was taken? img
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The apparent path of the Sun across the celestial sphere over the course of a year is called the
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The point on the sky directly above an observer is called the
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Circumpolar stars are stars that are
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Right ascension is a measure of a star's location on the celestial sphere that is most similar to which measurement of location on Earth?
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Declination is a measure of a star's location relative to the
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The ecliptic is the path produced by the apparent motion of ________ in the sky.
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On which day of the year does the Sun reach its northernmost point on the celestial sphere?
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For a person who lives at a latitude of 40, when is the Sun directly overhead at noon?
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Your meridian is an imaginary circle on the sky that connects the
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Which of the following is different for every observer?
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If you go out at exactly 9 P.M.each evening over the course of one month, the position of a given star will move westward by tens of degrees.What causes this motion?
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No matter where you are on Earth, stars appear to rotate about a point called the
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If the star Polaris has an altitude of 35, then we know that
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