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What is the primary molecle in the atmosphere of jovian planets?
hydrogen
What would seasons like if the earth was perpendicular?
there would be no seasons
the only object to have currently active volocanos?
IO
What is the tilt of the earths axis?
23 1/2
particles found in rings of other planets may have different orgens. How was this formed?
from comets. part of nebular dosk.
t or f
If the earth did not rotate and you stayed in same place you would see the same stars.
true
Which of galliayn satelites does not have an icy surface?
IO
Where do you have to be on the earth to see the south celestrial pole?
Soth Anartica
stars that never set are
circumpolar
t or f
jovian planets have more than one satelite.
true
mercurys atmosphere
none
If you were on the moon and it was on full phase the earth would be.....?
new
the term volcanism is used when
water sets
The suns path along the stars carry 12 constellations. What are they called?
zodiac
t or f
pluto has satellites.
true
t or f
reducing the tilt of earths axis to something close to zero makes no seasons.
false
comets presently in ort cloud are thought to have formed?
ort cloud
t or f
The celestrial equator crosses the horizon due E and W for anyone in N America.
true
venus
thickest
t or f
If seen from ky. polaris is a circumpolar star
t
only satellite in solar system with atmosphere satellite?
Titan
Does everyone see same moon or phase?
yes
_________made earths atmosphere
volcanos
If sun was setting would could you find the moon rising?
look where sun sets and turn
t or f
the ring particle in all planetary rings are the same size and composition.
false
Where is te equinox?
On the equator
t or f
asteroids have rocky composition and icy comets
true
If the earth was tilted 35 degrees instead of 23 1/2 how would the seasons be?
more extreme
Most meteorites are:
rock
Do planets orbiting other have same eclipses?
Depends on tilt of the planet
__________is the visible light that comes through carbon dioxide. then the heat is trapped by carbon.
greenhouse effect
Where do you have to be on the earth to see the sun at zenith?
anywhere
mars atmosphere is made of
carbon dioxide
Where do you go on the earth to see the celestrial pole?
equator
the sky pattern 88 is
constellation
t or f
The celestrial equator passes through zenith for anyone living in N. America.
f
venus's atmosphere is made of
carbon dioxide
t or f
At north pole on thanksgiving day munching on a drumstick it is dark.
true
where is the zodiac?
ecliptic
t or f
all jovian planets have rings
true
no impact crators have been found on
Io
How does the daily path of the sun change with the season?
N or S
main reason earth has little carbon dioxide is
the ocean
Do people in other parts of the world see the same constellation?
not at the same time
why does the sun set with the horizon?
earths tilt
If the earth did not rotate could we find the celestrial pole and equator?
yes
the surface of saturns moon is made of?
iron and nickel
t or f
Jose lives in Alaska, Mel lives in Antartica will they see the same thing if they look at sky?
f
t or f
some of the clouds of jupiter are made of water.
true
T or F
By the time grandchildren are you age,?
F
current theory suggest Eurpia liquid water beneath which would be hot enough?
tiled friction
Does everyone see same solar eclipse?
No
meteor is another name for
shooting star
t or f
jupiter has banded clouds
true
t or f
meteor showers occur when a million of asteriods hit the atmosphere on earth.
true
t or f
no planatary moons are bigger than mercury.
false
When is the sun the farthest north?
summer solstice
The ecliptic is the path the sun follows. If the earth did not rotate could we see the ecliptic?
No
Diameter of uranus and neptune
occultation study
The planets can be found near the?
ecliptic
Jupiters mass element is
iron
t or f
funny question earth set and rise.
true
mercury has no atmosphere b/c?
small mass
What date can the south celestrial pole be observed?
Winter solstice
t or f
most asteriods are formed in medium size and are planets torn apart.
true
The imaginary line in the sky that goes from horizon through the zenith is?
meridan
what effect causes the earths atmosphere to be warmer?
greenhouse
t or f
one day i saw full moon at noon
false
_______is infer red
greenhouse
t or f
asteroids occur mainly betwwen neptune.
false
most of jupiters interior is?
liquid
f
multiple layers of cloud cover jupiter and saturn.
true
terrestrial planets highest temperature is in
venus
Does everyone see the same lunar eclipse?
No
compared to conditions of the earth the surface atmosphere is
less than earth
which terrestrial planet has no current volcanic activity?
venus
t or f
pluto is the smallest planet
true
temp in earths core
300 calvon
t or f
asteroids never hit earth
true
where are the features of dry stream beds
mars
what does solar winds expell.
solar nebular gases to rebuild planets
what does earth's outer core consist of?
liquid iron
what is the length of the longest comet tail?
1000 kilometers
where are icy polars
mars
mars atmosphere
carbon dioxode
what measures the liqiud layer of the earth?
sismic study
t or f
the horizon is the path the stars travel.
false
pluto is most similar to:
comet
t or f
planets rotate around the sun like the moon rotates around planets.
false
t or f
as comets approach the tail points away as comets move away the tail points to the sun.
false
saturns three rings are composed of how many rings?
hundreds
jupiters core is
solid iron
the sun is always found?
on the ecliptic
venus is made up od
carbon and sulfur oxide
what is the diameter of the nucleus?
10 kilometers
for an observor at the equator the star will rise NE and set
S.E.
_____________charged particles colliding with atmopherical atoms
zodical light
repeated occulation helps astronomers discover.
all of the above
the sky is blue b/c
scatters more blue light
many moons of jovian planets can be explained by 50/50
water and ice
the sun moves eastward because
earth orbits the sun once a year.
What are the blue green colors called that occur at uranus and neptune?
methaine
Best evidence and support of meteoroids and asteroids.
study of terrestrial
What is the angular distance above the horizon?
altitiude
t or f
asteroids are irregular shaped not like anything.
true
t or f
the largest cemetric asteriod are thought to be left over and largely unchanged.
false
What is jupiters red spot?
rotating cloud
Stars reach the maximum altitude when crosses?
meridan
venus has almost no water in atmopshere b/c
too hot
earths atmosphere is made of
nitrogen
largest rate of impact activity?
2 billion yrs. after
Formation of the jovian planets
accreation of nebular action
where is lava
base of crust