P7 Quiz: Naked eye astronomy

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  • Created by: Boma
  • Created on: 23-06-13 21:43

1. What is the angle of right ascension?

  • The measurement of the angle east from the vernal equinox point
  • Whether the object is above or below the line of the equator
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2. Why is viewing solar eclipses with the naked eye is very dangerous?

  • Because it can burn your retina and lead to permanent damage to your eye
  • Because it's shiny
  • Because it is too beautiful to behold

3. What is a lunar eclipse?

  • When the Earth passes directly between the Sun and the Moon, casting a shadow of the Earth on the surface of the Moon.
  • When the Moon passes directly between the Sun and the Earth - on the same line - casting a shadow of the Moon on the surface of the Earth.

4. What is a full moon?

  • When the side of the Moon that faces the Earth is fully illuminated by the Sun
  • When the side of the Moon that faces the Earth is not fully illuminated by the Sun
  • When the side of the Sun that faces the Earth is fully illuminated by the Moon

5. What is retrograde motion?

  • The real or apparent movement of an astronomical object across the sky in the opposite direction of the Moon.
  • The real or apparent movement of an astronomical object across the sky in the opposite direction of the Sun.
  • The real or apparent movement of an astronomical object across the sky in the opposite direction of the Earth.

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Miss KHP

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Good quiz for OCR Physics. Check your answers as soon as you have completed it!

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