Honors Earth and Space

What scientist is believed to have started modern astronomy? Copernicus What are the five scientists believed to have given birth to modern astronomy? Copernicus, Brahe, Kepler, Galileo, Newton What is the Heliocentric Model? Sun Centered Read more…

Honors Astronomy Exam 1 (Chapters 1-5)

field of view the region you can see in the image solar system consists of the sun, its family of planets, and some smaller bodies, such as moons and comets planets small, spherical, non-luminous bodies Read more…

Astronomy

astro concerning the stars, the planets, or space astronomy the scientific study of the sun, moon, stars, etc astrophysics the scientific study of the chemical nature of the stars and the natural forces that influence Read more…

Astronomy Chapter 2:

Electromagnetic Radiation Another term for light, transfers energy and information from one to another Visible Light Small range of the electromagnetic spectrum that human eyes perceive as light Radio Region of the electromagnetic spectrum corresponding Read more…

Astronomy honors solar system review

The (blank) have larger radii than the (blank) planets 1)jovian 2)terrestrial A (blank) theory of the formation of the solar system uses sudden events that drastically alter the form of the early solar system. catastrophic Read more…

Astronomy 123

does astronomy predict the motion of planets? No An example of change from mythical to geometric universe is: change from tabulated data to models what is the difference between mythical and geometric universes? mythical is Read more…

honors history- people of scientific revolution

Francis Bacon Philosophy -formulated the scientific method • proposed that science is inductive—it proceeds • believed that science should improve people’s lives Robert Boyle Chemistry • discovered the relationship between the volume of a gas Read more…

Astronomy Flashcards

Astronomy the study of the universe Galaxy a collection of star systems Solar System the sun with the celestial bodies that revolve around it in its gravitational field Local Group a group of about 30 Read more…

Astronomy Chapters 1-3

How many constellations are in the sky? 88 Why is looking in the sky like looking back in time? Because the objects in space are so far from us that not even the speed of Read more…

Astronomy

Zodiac A belt about 16° wide around the sky centered on the ecliptic, containing 12 constellations Wien’s Law of Radiation The wavelength, max, at which a blackbody emits the greatest amount of radiation is inversely Read more…

TOEFL Words: Astronomy

Atmosphere (There is an *atmosphere* of peace and calm in the country, quite different from the *atmosphere* of a big city.) n. the gases surrounding a planet; the way a particular place makes someone feel Read more…

6th grade Astronomy

star (astronomy) a celestial body of hot gases that radiates energy derived from thermonuclear reactions in the interior galaxy a collection of star systems Big Bang Theory the theory that states that the universe began Read more…

Introductory Astronomy: Chapter 18

Big Bang the theory that the universe originated 13.7 billion years ago from the cataclysmic explosion of a small mass of matter at extremely high density and temperature – generated the expansion of motion that Read more…

Honors Astronomy Semester 2 Final

What is interesting about Jupiter’s rotation period? Fastest in the solar system Essentially, the Great Red Spot is A large cyclonic system (hurricane) Alternating zones of rising & sinking gas in Jupiter’s atmosphere create Light Read more…

EARTH & ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE | Unit: Astronomy

Astronomy The science that studies the universe. It includes the observation and interpretation of celestial bodies and phenomena. Nebula Rotating clouds of interstellar gas or dust composed of hydrogen and helium Terrestrial Planets Planets that Read more…

Astronomy Chapter 3 Key Terms

Electromagnetic Radiation Another term for light, electromagnetic radiation transfers energy and information form one place to another. Visible Light The small range of the electromagnetic spectrum that human eyes perceive as light. The visible spectrum Read more…

Honors Astronomy Final 2

The ESA satellite which gave us our most accurate distances to stars is called Hippacros If two stars differ in brightness by 5 magnitudes, the light ratio received by us is ______ to 1 100x Read more…

Year 10 Astronomy

What is the big bang theory? The universe was born from some sort of explosion. Everything is moving away from a central point and the furthest galaxies are still accelerating. Light Year -how far? 300000km/s Read more…