Spectrum
Doppler
Telescope
Sun
Extra

100

What does a prism do?
What is separates visible light into colors.

100

What happens to a wavelength when something is moving towards you?
What is a shorter wavelength?

100

What was the first space telescope built by NASA?
What is the Hubble Space Telescope?

100

The outermost layer of the sun is called what..
What is the corona?

100

The product of nuclear fusion is…
What is Helium?

200

The fact that light can exert a pressure on matter suggest that it is made of particles called…
What are photons?

200

What type of waves are associated with the Doppler effect?
What is light and sound?

200

A reflecting telescope produces an image using a(n)…
What is a concave mirror?

200

Which part of the sun lies directly above the visible “surface” of the sun?
What is the chromosphere?

200

What effect do solar flares have on Earth?
What is auroras?

300

A typical incandescent light bulb produces a(n)
What is a Continuous Spectrum?

300

As light passes through a lens, which color will undergo the greatest amount of bending?
What is the color violet?

300

Chromatic aberration…
What is weakens the image of stars?

300

The layer of the sun that radiates most of the light that reaches Earth is …
What is the photosphere?

300

By observing sunspots, Galileo concluded that the sun…
What is rotating on its axis?

400

What information does a star’s spectrum offer about the star?
What is the chemical composition?

400

What is the speed of light in kilometers?
What is 300,000?

400

When several radio telescopes are wired together, the resulting network is called a radio….
What is interferometer?

400

The thin red rim seen around the sun during a total solar eclipse is called the…
What is the chromosphere?

400

What are the most explosive events that occur on the sun?
What are solar flares?

500

Which type of spectrum is associated with the radiation of most stars?
What is the absorption spectrum?

500

Using the Doppler Effect, astronomers can determine a star’s…
What is the direction toward or away from Earth?

500

Which property of an optical telescope is associated with sharper images?
What is resolving power?

500

The sun’s surface has a grainy texture produced by numerous bright markings called…
What are granules?

500

In the equation E = mc2, what does c represent?
What is the speed of light?