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Can you name the astronomy terms?

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The point directly over an observer.
23 hours, 56 minutes
The apparent path of the sun in the sky.
24 hours
Spectral class of the sun
Angular measure in hours from east to west.
A star moving away from us would have its spectra shifted towards what color?
The constellations that the ecliptic crosses.
A measure of how bright a star would appear if 10 parsecs away.
The day the sun crosses the celestial equator moving south.
The spectral classes from hottest to coldest surface temp.
reversal of the path of a planet as seen from earth
All points directly horizontal to the observer
Star with greatest proper motion
Length of the Earth's precession in years
Telescope mount that is best to use when tracking stars
motion of a star towards or away from us
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Place on a HR diagram where you would find a white dwarf.
Angular measure north or south from the celestial equator.
A line running overhead from north to south.
Most common spectral class
line circling the globe at 23.5 degrees south latitude
Angular measure from the horizon upwards.
A measure of how bright a star appears in the sky.
Angular measure from north around through east
Where on an HR diagram stars spend most of their normal lifetimes.
line circling the globe at 23.5 degrees north latitude
Spectral Type with the strongest hydrogen lines
The point directly below an observer.
The day the sun crosses the celestial equator moving north.
Brightest star close to the north celestial pole
Number of light years in a parsec.
the gradual motion of a star relative to the other stars
gradual wobble of the earth's axis

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