Midterm Review (List of Concepts/Terms) 10/2/2012 12:13:00 PM
*This is a list of all the concepts and topics Dr. Reid mentioned to
concentrate on for the second midterm!
1. What science is?
2. Scales (how big are things in uni., relative to other things)
3. AU, light years
4. Astronomical terms (planets, stars, galaxies)
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5. Kepler’s laws (3 , 1 , 2 )
6. Diff types of orbits, diff speeds (escape, etc)
7. The night sky, motions of objects in the skies (north celestial pole,
8. Path the sun takes to route a constellatio