astronomy exam 1

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  1. winter constellation
    • Orion the hunter
    • -killed by scorpio
    • -pursued the Pleiades (7 sisters)
  2. Spring constellation
    leo (sickle)
  3. Summer Constellation
    summer triangle
  4. fall constellation
    Pegasus/great square
  5. the Pleiades star cluster is in which constellation?
    Taurus
  6. First point of Ares =
    arbitrary point, vernal equinox
  7. ARA:
    • the altar constellation
    • -in greek mythology
    • -in hebrew culture
  8. asterism
    • not an official constellation/
    • grouping of stars
  9. when a star crosses the observer's meridian it is said to
    culminate
  10. azamuth
    angle of the sky from north
  11. largest companion in the local group
    andromeda
  12. where you always find the sun, moons presense brings darkness
    ecliptic
  13. Galileo used a what to discover what?
    telescope, to discover Milky Way was full of stars

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