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Astronomy 1021 Study Guide - Comprehensive Midterm Guide: Celestial Equator, March Equinox, Ganymede (Moon)


Department
Astronomy
Course Code
ASTR 1021
Professor
Robert Cockcroft
Study Guide
Midterm

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Astronomy 1021
MIDTERM EXAM
STUDY GUIDE

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1. ASTRONOMY 1021
September 8, 2016
oCoffin lid with instructions how to move like a star (Egyptians believed
important people became stars)
oProxima Centauri: a red dwarf, a small low-mass star, about 4.25 light-
years from the Sun in the constellation of Centaurus
oNew planet may be orbiting proxima centauri that could be
habitable
o20-30 years to get there
oWe live in a massively big universe that is described by a small set of
rules
oThose rules are knowable
oHumans have found a way to figure out the rules
oscientific method (3x108 m/s)
oConceptual-based course
oKnow why this is important, what the symbols represent, and what
they mean
o*** Cronym Project***
oMonday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday
o8:30PM-10:00PM
owww.masteringastronomy.com
oid: MACOCKCROFTSECTION002
oaccess code from textbook
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2. To Do List
oComplete owl quiz
oGo to Cronyn observatory
oRead chapter 1
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