Miscellaneous Quiz / BVHS SKB Quiz 1: Astro Terms

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Can you name the astronomy terms?

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

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