Miscellaneous Quiz / BVHS SKB Quiz 1: Astro Terms

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Can you name the astronomy terms?

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

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