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 Don't forget about the age old question of What happens if a human infant is raised by diff species?
Don't forget about the age old question of Who was the key realist thinker criticized the post war international order?
o Celestial sphere
o Diurnal motion
o Fiducial points
o Celestial Equator
o Cardinal Points We also discuss several other topics like What country is the world’s first industrial economy, that’s why it industrialized way before the rest of the world?
Don't forget about the age old question of How and why people are different?
∙ Be able to draw a bowl diagram