astronomy exam 1
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- Orion the hunter
- -killed by scorpio
- -pursued the Pleiades (7 sisters)
the Pleiades star cluster is in which constellation?
First point of Ares =
arbitrary point, vernal equinox
- the altar constellation
- -in greek mythology
- -in hebrew culture
- not an official constellation/
- grouping of stars
when a star crosses the observer's meridian it is said to
angle of the sky from north
largest companion in the local group
where you always find the sun, moons presense brings darkness
Galileo used a what to discover what?
telescope, to discover Milky Way was full of stars
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