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ASTR 100 Test #1 Study Guide

by: Sarah Gardner

ASTR 100 Test #1 Study Guide ASTR 100

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Ball State University, Spring 2016, Professor Bob Berrington, MWF, 11:00-11:50
Introduction to Astronomy: Solar System and Beyond
Dr. Bob Berrington
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astronomy, Ball State
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This 1 page Study Guide was uploaded by Sarah Gardner on Thursday January 28, 2016. The Study Guide belongs to ASTR 100 at Ball State University taught by Dr. Bob Berrington in Fall 2016. Since its upload, it has received 62 views. For similar materials see Introduction to Astronomy: Solar System and Beyond in Astronomy at Ball State University.


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Date Created: 01/28/16
ASTR 100  Test 1 Study Guide  Know rules for scientific notation o Define mantissa o Know rules for multiplication and division with significant digits and exp.  Know favored astronomical units  What cluster is our galaxy in  Shape of our galaxy  Which arm of the Milky Way are we in o Surrounding arms  Be able to describe the center of the galaxy and how objects behave around the black hole  Define local group  Know the most similar galaxy to ours in the local group  Intrucluster gas seen with x­rays in the Coma cluster  Define M87  Define dark energy and dark matter  Units are essentials to numbers o Be familiar with powers of ten o MKS and CGS system  Be familiar with Angular units o Degrees and Radians  Use multiplicative identity property to convert units  Define o Celestial sphere o Diurnal motion o Fiducial points o Celestial Equator o Horizon o Zenith o Nadir o Cardinal Points o Meridian  Be able to draw a bowl diagram


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