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YORKNATS 1745Robin MetcalfeSummer

NATS 1745 Study Guide - Final Guide: Circumstellar Disc, Ring System, Dwarf Planet

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NATS 1745 Study Guide - Final Guide: June Solstice, Heel Stone, Newgrange

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In ireland"s boyne valley, built around 3200 bc: the stone-lined corrdor faces southeast so the rising sun shines directly up the long passage on midwi
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YORKNATS 1745Robin MetcalfeWinter

NATS 1745 Study Guide - Final Guide: Star Catalogue, Orbital Period, De Revolutionibus Orbium Coelestium

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28 Nov 2014
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The dark ages 5th-7th c : as the church became more involved in state affairs, knowledge of astronomy declined due to: i. Study of the sky not emphasiz
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YORKNATS 1745Robin MetcalfeSummer

NATS 1745 Study Guide - Final Guide: Big Ten Conference, Eyepiece, Refraction

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17 Sep 2014
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Refraction is the bending of light rays as they pass from one medium to another (air to glass). The primary lens sends more light to eye would receive
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YORKNATS 1745Robin MetcalfeSummer

Chapter 9 - Exam Review Questions.docx

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17 Sep 2014
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What is the definition of a parsec? (note: the specific values in km aren"t necessary here). What kind of light has the most energy: gamma, radio, gamm
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YORKNATS 1745Robin MetcalfeSummer

NATS 1745 Study Guide - Final Guide: De Revolutionibus Orbium Coelestium, Orbital Period, Physical Cosmology

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17 Sep 2014
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YORKNATS 1745Robin MetcalfeSummer

Chapter 1 - Exam Review Questions.docx

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17 Sep 2014
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Describe what happens at newgrange on this day. The sun rises on the shortest day of the year: describe what happens to the sundagger on the solstices
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YORKNATS 1745Robin MetcalfeFall

NATS 1745 Study Guide - Final Guide: Heel Stone, Newgrange, Archaeoastronomy

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13 Sep 2014
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Newgrange is aligned to the winter solstice, on the winter solstice, the sun"s light illuminated the main chamber of the tomb for 15 minutes through th
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YORKNATS 1745Robin MetcalfeFall

Criminological Theories.doc

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19 Apr 2014
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Crime harms public good, society is the victim: deterrence is a form of crime prevention, preventing re-offending and like offences. Severity of punish
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YORKNATS 1745Robin MetcalfeWinter

NATS 1745 Study Guide - Circumstellar Disc, Protoplanetary Disk, Gas Giant

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15 Apr 2014
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Uranus" name: he was actually trying to detect the parallax of stars, because once the stars parallax could be detected they could calculate a stars di
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YORKNATS 1745Robin MetcalfeWinter

NATS 1745 Study Guide - Final Guide: Star Catalogue, Almagest, Ulugh Beg Observatory

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10 Feb 2014
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YORKNATS 1745Robin MetcalfeSummer

NATS 1745 Study Guide - Ellipse, June Solstice, Geocentric Model

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17 Jan 2014
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YORKNATS 1745Robin MetcalfeSummer

NATS 1745 Study Guide - Comprehensive Final Exam Guide - Earth, Orbit, Sun

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20 Nov 2018
The earth is moving 30 km per second around the sun. The moon changes shapes from crescent moon to full moon which lasts almost 30 days. People in the
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YORKNATS 1745Robin KingsburghFall

NATS 1745- Final Exam Guide - Comprehensive Notes for the exam ( 143 pages long!)

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30 Nov 2017
What is a star: they are objects in the universe which generate their own energy, stars are hot but even hotter on the inside then the outside. Parsec:
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YORKNATS 1745Robin MetcalfeFall

NATS 1745- Final Exam Guide - Comprehensive Notes for the exam ( 57 pages long!)

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28 Mar 2018
Part 1: ancient sites with solar alignments: the moon sets west-ward, the stars move in a circle the way way everyday, study of the archeological evide
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YORKNATS 1745Robin KingsburgFall

NATS 1745 Study Guide - Comprehensive Final Exam Guide - Sun, Moon, Ancient Greece

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20 Nov 2018
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YORKNATS 1745Robin MetcalfeSummer

NATS 1745- Final Exam Guide - Comprehensive Notes for the exam ( 186 pages long!)

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30 Nov 2017
Exams will be written at york but there are required readings from 2 different text books but we don"t have to buy them just find them online. Course d
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YORKNATS 1745OnlineFall

[NATS 1745] - Final Exam Guide - Comprehensive Notes for the exam (58 pages long!)

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28 Nov 2016
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YORKNATS 1745Robin KingsburghFall

NATS 1745- Midterm Exam Guide - Comprehensive Notes for the exam ( 71 pages long!)

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5 Oct 2017
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YORKNATS 1745OnlineFall

[NATS 1745] - Midterm Exam Guide - Comprehensive Notes for the exam (58 pages long!)

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YORKNATS 1745Robin MetcalfeSummer

NATS 1745- Midterm Exam Guide - Comprehensive Notes for the exam ( 59 pages long!)

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5 Oct 2017
In order to answer this, we need to understand atoms. Dark line = absorption eg stars. Bright line = emission eg nebulae. Much like the solar system, e
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YORKNATS 1745Robin KingsburgFall

NATS 1745 Study Guide - Fall 2018, Comprehensive Midterm Notes - Sun, Moon, Ancient Greece

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12 Oct 2018
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NATS 1940 Lecture Notes - Lecture 1: Mendelian Inheritance, Numeracy, Population Genetics

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NATS 1745 Lecture Notes - Lecture 1: Infinite Mass, Deferent And Epicycle

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NATS 1745 Lecture Notes - Lecture 3: Binary Star, Cosmic Ray, Starspot

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NATS 1745 Lecture Notes - Lecture 13: Patent Office, Thought Experiment, Special Relativity

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Video worksheet: inside einstein"s mind https://www. youtube. com/watch?v=4gulseik31a: what elements of einstein"s personality and early life contribut
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NATS 1745 Lecture Notes - Lecture 1: Trepanning, North Wessex Downs, Sarsen

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Cbc stonehenge uncovered video questions: what suggests that stonehenge was a sacred site, even before the stone structures were built? three large pin
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NATS 1745 Lecture Notes - Lecture 11: Harlow Shapley, Spiral Galaxy, Hubble Space Telescope

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The island universe theory is the theory that the universe is comprised of numerous galaxies, of which the milky. The ancient greeks used the word gala
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NATS 1745 Lecture Notes - Lecture 10: Henry Draper Catalogue, Planetary Nebula, Harvard College Observatory

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17 Jul 2017
All scientists were trying to detect parallax on stars that were bright because they thought that meant they were the closest. Halley compared ancient
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YORKNATS 1745Robin MetcalfeSummer

NATS 1745 Lecture Notes - Lecture 1: Newgrange

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To prepare for the exam questions on the required reading for this lesson, answer the questions below. Some answers will only require a few words, whil
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NATS 1745 Lecture Notes - Lecture 2: Aubrey Holes, Ground-Penetrating Radar, Heel Stone

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Clusters of dots which may be star clusters. Sequence of dots may represent phases of moon at different parts of the year. 13 dots near animal represen
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NATS 1745 Lecture Notes - Lecture 17: Emission Spectrum, Wavelength, Photon

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Sketch spectral graph: bright line/ emission continuous dark line/ absorption. Stars generate energy and pass through ambient material give an example:
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NATS 1745 Chapter 8-10: CH 8-10 Review Q Notes

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14 Feb 2017
He built one of the largest telescopes of his time in his backyard to observe the skies. 1)when he increased his telescope"s magnification it appeared
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YORKNATS 1745Robin Metcalfe

NATS 1745 Chapter Notes - Chapter Assignment 2: Datapoint, Exoplanet, Areocentric Orbit

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28 Aug 2018
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NATS 1745 Chapter Notes - Chapter 9-14: Brown Dwarf, Red Dwarf, Type Ia Supernova

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1 Sep 2016
Because no one in recorded history ever actually discovered a planet. Mars, jupiter and saturn can each be seen relatively easily with naked eye, and a
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NATS 1745 Chapter Notes - Chapter 7: Lunar Phase, Lascaux, Upper Paleolithic

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22 Sep 2017
Lascaux caves blanchard bone research notes: the earliest indication of the use of a symbolic notation to represent or visualize an astronomical cycle
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YORKNATS 1745OnlineFall

NATS 1745 Chapter 9-14: Lesson 9-14 Chapters

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He built a huge telescope which was largest telescopes of his time. He observed a star like object which increased in size when he increased his telesc
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NATS 1745 Chapter Notes - Chapter 1-8: Heliacal Rising, Newgrange, Orbital Period

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Chapter One Pt. 2 - January 9, 2014

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NATS 1745 Chapter 11-12: CH 11-12 Review Q Notes

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The emission was coming from the milky way & was strongest in the center of the galaxy (constellation of sagittarius). Eruptions of radiation which tra
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NATS 1745 Chapter 1-3: CH 1-3 Review Q Notes

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Describe what happens at newgrange on this day. Sunlight will travel up the main passage into the main chamber. & then afternoon it retreats back down
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NATS 1745 Chapter 4-7: CH 4-7 Review Q Notes

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NATS 1745 Study Guide - Final Guide: Planetary Nebula, Spiral Galaxy, Circumstellar Disc

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NATS 1745 Study Guide - Quiz Guide: Retrograde And Prograde Motion, Infinite Mass, Geocentric Model

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Final Exam Review Questions and Answers

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Nats1745 6. 0 history of astronomy final exam review. He was cataloguing stars to aid the search for stellar parallax. He was an amateur astronomer who
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NATS 1745 Study Guide - Final Guide: Eyepiece, Centrifugal Force, Globe

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