Early Views Discovery Through Technology Distribution of Matter in Space Solar Neighbourhood Position of Objects in Space

100

What is the equinox?
This day has equal lengths of day and night

100

What is the sundial?
Of the tools discussed, this one was responsible for keeping track of time.

100

What is a star?
A hot ball of gas that gives off light energy

100

What is the protoplanet hypothesis?
This is the hypothesis for how our solar was created?

100

What is the zenith?
I am the highest point in the sky.

200

What is the solstice?
These days have either the most sunlight or the least sunlight depending on the time of year.

200

What is a light year?
The distance that light travels in one year

200

What is the Hertzspring- Russell diagram?
This diagram helps us categorize brightness and temperature

200

What is the magnetic field?
This protects the Earth from solar wind

200

What is azimuth?
The values that describe me range from 0-360 degrees.

300

What is geocentric?
Aristotle's Model of Planetary Motion

300

What is an Astronomical Unit (AU)
149 599 000km is the distance for what unit

300

What are spiral galaxies, elliptical galaxies, and irregular galaxies
Name the three types of galaxies

300

What are the Jovian planets?
The planets that are after the asteroid belt

300

What is ecliptic?
The path in the sky at which the Sun appears to move.

400

Who is Copernicus?
This person created the heliocentric model with the sun at the center.

400

What is the Hubble Telescope
A technology currently in space that we use to "look at the past"

400

What is the International Astronomical Union?
The body of people who decide what qualifies as a constellation?

400

What is a comet?
What has a tail that follows it in space?

400

What is the celestial sphere?
Another name for the sphere of the sky.

500

What is an ellipse?
The shape by which the Earth orbits the Sun

500

What is 300,000 km/s
The speed of light

500

What is nebula, (protostar), sun-like star, red giant, white dwarf, black dwarf?
This is the path a sun-like star takes from nebula to "death"

500

What is in space (meteoroid), in the atmosphere (meteor), on Earth (meteorite)?
Name the locations of where you can find a meteor, meteorite, and a meteoroid.

500

What is an astrolabe?
You used this tool in class to measure altitude.

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