P7 key words

Key words and explanations for 21st Century P7 GCSE

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  • Created on: 07-06-11 10:12
How long is a solar day?
24 hours
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How long is a sidereal day
23 hours and 56 minutes
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What is a sidereal day?
A day measured using the stars
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What is the azimuth?
The horizontal direction in which to look for a star
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What is the altitude?
The angle above the horizon to look for a particular star
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What is an arcsecond?
1/3600 of a degree
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How long is a sidereal day

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23 hours and 56 minutes

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What is a sidereal day?

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What is the azimuth?

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What is the altitude?

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