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

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