Past Exam for ASTR 101 - US-Astronomy of Solar System with Montgomery at Texas A & M University-Commerce (A&M-Commerce)

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Material Type:Exam 1
Class:ASTR 101 - US-Astronomy of Solar System
Subject:Astronomy - ASTR
University:Texas A & M University-Commerce
Term: 2007
  • Winter Solstice
  • Circumpolar
  • Tropic of Cancer
  • Solar Eclipse
  • Total Solar Eclipse
  • Autumnal Equinox
  • Constellation
  • Definitions
  • Total Lunar Eclipse
  • Declination
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I' ' . EXAM ONE - Summer 2007 Name K e-t Short Answer: ( percent, 2 POints each) 1. What is the pOint directly overhead called? 2. Where is longitude measured from? D p (l'fVLC- (Y{e.y/ck:u,", '-6r~r"C/~ 7 k 11- 1 G)vhat is the declination of the Sun on the winter solstice? 4. What is the angular measure of an object above the horizon called? a(t-/ /J~ (})write 34,908,000,000 in scientific notation. "3 . Lf 70 'i ;( /() I~ tf"iY. On which day or days of the year will the Sun be directly overhead for the . LfropiC of Cancer? S u.. ht.f'Yl e~ ;; .r/~ tl ICe. J L<..1U2- ;!. ( I 7. Stars which never rise or set but are always visible are called what? C,V-C v-r-w;rlo-r 8. What is the latitude of the Antarctic Circle? (0/; 0 5 9. Which has a longer totality a lunar eclipse or a solar eclipse? 10. What is the point where a new day starts on the Earth? ;'tlfe.rtt..Ci.. fi Oha( dcde/'/L.e.. Multiple Choice: (10 percent, 1 point each) G Right Ascension is measured f...

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