These questions will be updated through the semester.
Questions about observations of the night sky and observational phenomena (eclipses, phases of the moon, planetary motions, the Sun, etc.
The timeline of astronomical discovery through history to the time of Newton.
Questions about the electromagnetic spectrum, light, spectra etc.
Questions about telescopes and how they work.
Info about the Cornell Atacama Telescope CAT
Questions about the magnitude scale and how we measure brightness and luminosity.
What is the Sun like?
What are sunspots and the solar activity cycle?
Info about the Solar System
How do astronomers search for ExoPlanets?
Questions about stellar evolution
Questions about supernovae
Questions about pulsars
Questions about black holes
Questions about binary stars
Link here to the Astro 101 binary star simulations.
Selected astronomical objects
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