concept reinforcement quiz 6
Early Explanations of Heavenly Motions

The purpose of this page is to help you understand basic astronomy and develop related skills.  Be prepared to answer or do all the following:

Section 1: Development of the theory:

Section 2: Mathematical section: Apply your understanding by making specific predictions.  List all equations you use, and show substitutions and algebra.   Show your stepwise solution procedure.  Answers need to be reported with the correct uncertainty (i.e., the correct number of significant figures), and appropriate unit labels:


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created 13 October 2001
latest revision 16 May 2010
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