What is the difference between geocentric versus heliocentric models of our solar system?

Question 1: What is the difference between geocentric versus heliocentric models of our solar system? 1 paragraph Question 2: If there is gravity where the International Space Station (ISS) is located above Earth, why doesn’t the space station get pulled back down to Earth? Can we use this same concept for the Earth orbiting the… Continue reading What is the difference between geocentric versus heliocentric models of our solar system?

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Describe how quasars were discovered

1. Describe how quasars were discovered. 2. Explain how astronomers determined that quasars are at the distances implied by their redshifts. 3. Justify the statement that the enormous amount of energy produced by quasars is generated in a very small volume of space. Link to book: https://openstax.org/books/astronomy/pages/27-thinking-ahead

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Learning Goal: I’m working on a astronomy report and need an explanation and ans

Learning Goal: I’m working on a astronomy report and need an explanation and answer to help me learn. Download and read the lab answer sheet and the Excel Workbook Perform all activities and answer all questions in the lab report Check the formatting of the report Create a PDF file of the Report Submit the… Continue reading Learning Goal: I’m working on a astronomy report and need an explanation and ans

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Learning Goal: I’m working on a astronomy report and need an explanation and ans

Learning Goal: I’m working on a astronomy report and need an explanation and answer to help me learn. Begin by watching the video, then download and print the star wheel Assemble the star wheel following the instructions printed on it. Use the wheel and the instruction and report document to figure out how stars move… Continue reading Learning Goal: I’m working on a astronomy report and need an explanation and ans

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Describe the physical characteristics of degenerate matter and explain how the mass and radius of degenerate stars are related

Book Link: https://openstax.org/books/astronomy/pages/23-thinking-ahead 1. Describe the physical characteristics of degenerate matter and explain how the mass and radius of degenerate stars are related. 2. Distinguish which stars will become white dwarfs. 3. Describe the type of binary star system that leads to a type Ia supernovae event.

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Have you ever wondered how far it is to the Pleiades?

Learning Goal: I’m working on a astronomy report and need an explanation and answer to help me learn. How to successfully complete this lab exercise To successfully complete this lab exercise, just follow these steps: Read the introduction Complete the pre-lab activity Download and read the lab answer sheet and the Excel Workbook Perform all… Continue reading Have you ever wondered how far it is to the Pleiades?

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Have you ever wondered how far it is to the Pleiades?

Learning Goal: I’m working on a astronomy report and need an explanation and answer to help me learn. How to successfully complete this lab exercise To successfully complete this lab exercise, just follow these steps: Read the introduction Complete the pre-lab activity Download and read the lab answer sheet and the Excel Workbook Perform all… Continue reading Have you ever wondered how far it is to the Pleiades?

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