Transcript Slide 1
What is the name given to the celestial object
below? Do you think its’ orbit around the sun is
more or Less elliptical as compared to Earth?
How can you tell the difference between a
meteorite and a regular Earth rock?
What celestial object is located
approximately 1,427 million km’s
from the sun?
What is located approximately 547
million km’s from the sun?
What is the name given to the largest
asteroid? What is their size range?
Why is the sun considered a star and not
a planet or a comet?
The sun like all stars are self
luminous bodies in space that
create their own energy
How do they do it?
All stars including the sun get their
energy from NUCLEAR FUSION
The sun, as compared to other stars is of
average brightness and temperature
s_rotation.htm solar rotation
Sun Spots: Dark
Them moving tell
us the sun does
rotate on its axis
every 27 days.
What color is Polaris?
What temperature is Rigel
How bright is Sirius?
List 3 stars on the Main sequence
How is alpha centauri different from the Sun?
What is the largest star on the chart?
Is Procyon B young or old?
As luminosity increases on the Mains sequence,
what happens to temperature?
What is the name of the brightest white dwarf?
Name a very young star on the chart
What color are the small stars on the Main