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Article Astronomers Measure Precise Distance to Controversial Star Cluster
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First of all, distance is important in astronomy. These astronomers have to know the distance of the star to identify its powerfulness. A star that is farther than the astronomers thought… The further the distance of the star, the smaller the size of the parallax. Astronomy is a social activity where astronomers discuss ideas and interpret data while at the…
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Research and prepare a report about how the application of gravitational concepts has helped astronomers
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Gravity is the universe force of attraction that pulls all objects towards the center of the earth, and whose strength depends on the mass of the object and the distance of the object from the earth’s surface. Astronomers depend heavily on the gravitation concepts in their… and even how to calculate the mass of the sun without travelling to them but through…
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Astronomy
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Astronomy is among the oldest science. Astronomical artifacts including the Egyptian monument have been lefty by the prehistoric cultures to performed night sky observation (Renner et al., pg. 617). … Astrometry is the term used to refer to the most ancient form of astronomy. It includes the measure of the moon, planets and sun. There are calculations that are…
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Project: Cosmology In The News
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Cosmology in the News This paper analyzes the article, “Starburst Galaxy Could Illuminate Early Universe” by Andrew Fazekas taking the perspective of an editor’s perspective with an aim of determining if the article is well written and appropriate for the audience.… The article states that the new galaxy known, as HFLS3 is the farthest starburst galaxy known.…
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ASTR123 H
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They unleashed much information that was not known to astronomers of their time. Shapley thought that the content of the universe was found inside our own galaxy. In his… This globular marked as M13 had a determined distance. In his assumptions, Shapley believed that all the globular were of the same size. Later, he established that the sun was 50000…
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Astronomy Frontier paper
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In recent years, the researchers have found out that every galaxy contains very dark aperture in the core of its structure. Besides, a galactic centered swell of known and… Recent discoveries by the astronomers illustrate that BHs are the major partner to expand the galaxies. Before finding the activities of black holes, it is necessary to mention here the…
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Astronomy of history
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A team of German astronomers reported a ball of ice and dust discovered last year in the outlying areas of the solar system which is thirty percent wider than Pluto. The astronomers’ main object of concern was the solar system. Furthermore, they concentrated on Pluto and icy… Consequently, this gave them the capability to compute the surface temperature of…
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Orion Nebula
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Orion Nebula Stars have a particular life. Old stars ultimately expire, thus making room for the new stars that are born from the wafting clouds of dust and gas in the space. Orion Nebula is the most popular as well as closest site where the birth of stars is regularly observed by the astronomers.… It was the first nebula to be photographed (1880), by Henry…
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What evidences supports the idea that a relatively recent catastrophic event was responsible for Saturn's rings
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Creationists have argued that Saturn’s rings are less than 1 million years old but evolutionists claim that it is 4-5 billion years old hence leaving it a… As a result, a mass of debris was formed hence making up the ring (Hetcht 18). In 1852, Otto Struve discovered that there were changes in the width of the ring and there was a continuous decrease of the…
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Assign2
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They based their argument on the study of a galaxy known as the Milky Way. The latter argument known as the great debate brought out a… Curtis held his argument that our galaxy bares a diameter of 30,000 light years; with the sun close to the center of our galaxy. He further believed that the observed spiral nebulae are similar to our galaxy. However, Shapley…
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Astronomy2
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The cosmology continuing the Shapley Curtis Debate was about the universe creating a controversy among the astronomers and to the entire universe. This had a special study of the Milky Way where two astronomers namely Harlow Shapley and Heber Curtis. Harlow Shapley believed… It is proof that the clusters made a halo near the flat. With the evidence of the…
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Reaction Paper
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Reaction to the lecture: Dr. Michael Brown’s illuminating lecture on new explorations in the outer solar system has really captured my imagination. His interesting and humor-filled account of the discovery of ‘Eris’ – a planet-like object orbiting the sun in an extremely elliptical pattern – has been a pleasure to listen to.… On the other hand, its placement…
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Dark Energy
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It saturates space and attempts to increase the rate at which the universe expands. It serves as the most appropriate hypothesis used to explain the observation made of an expanding… Ideally, it is the volume of space that consists intrinsic basic energy. It is equivalent to vacuum energy in reality since it is the energy density of unfilled vacuum. The…
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Astronomy
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On earth Astronomers utilize radio telescopes and visible light telescopes whereas in orbits depending upon the reality and need astronomers utilize IR, UV, X-ray and Gamma ray "telescopes" or detectors. The human eye is responsive to an incredibly small range of… 1 D. Advanced Computer methodologies are there which embed the light into arbitrary colors that…
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Culture
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When we talk of the heavenly bodies and the Chinese culture, the first that comes into mind is astrology, a study of the association of patterns of heavenly bodies with human living and luck. However, only few people know that the Chinese people are the first to write… Observing the night skies could have also been used by the ancient Chinese as a guide like…
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Depends on what culture is going to be choosed
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Most scholars all over the world aver that some events in outer space do affect the earth. The gravitational pull of the moon influences the tides, and… Becker (2000, par. 1) has defined astronomy as “the science which investigates all the matter-energy in the universe: its distribution, composition, physical states, movements, and evolution”. The University…
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Aristarchus and Ptolemy
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There is no denying the fact that Aristarchus and Ptolemy tend to be two historical personalities who had made an immense contribution to the field of science and astronomy, when considered in the context of their age an times. Aristarchus succeeded the noteworthy geometers… Ptolemy happened to be a citizen of Egypt, between 90AD and 168AD, during the Roman…
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The frontier of modern astronomy
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Frontiers of Modern Astronomy While astronomy represents perhaps the most complex and intimidating of modern sciences, it is also the most intriguing as each new discovery reveals a long concealed secret about the nature of existence. With such crucial importance on new astronomical insight, concerns over the frontier of modern astronomy take on a crucial area of importance for even the lay observer.…
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The Solar System and Moon Landing
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This paper seeks to explore the extent to which people’s understanding of the solar system has changed based on new discoveries and research. It will also discuss how the moon landing has changed people’s scientific understanding of the solar system of the natural world. … The researcher states that people’s understanding of the solar system has changed…
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Astronamy
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A number of benefits are derived from astronomy, including an understanding regarding the stars, day and night, phases of the Moon and the… The scientific history of the West commenced around 600 BC, which coincided with the beginning of the Greek civilization (Lankford 425). Some of the eminent Greek astronomers are described in the sequel. Pythagoras of…
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Astronomy and astrological studies
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There is a constant eternal battle between scientific and religious beliefs. Christianity teaches that the heavens are in the sky, and with modernity people were seeing themselves as separate from the heavens and their past. … . Many were valuing an unknown future over facts of the past, and becoming more and more questioning. This curiosity led to wanting…
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Astoronomy
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This is understandable since these men indeed have contributed immensely in this field. However, we ought to acknowledge also the contributions by other non-European… Ancient Chinese thought Heaven to be of a round shape. The Emperor lived in the highest level. At the center of this heaven is the North Start. Note that for them, the center is the most pivotal…
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Answer the question
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It is scientifically proven that the universe is actually filled with a dark energy whose likelihood of existence is 99.996%. This can be evidenced by the supernovae project which states that the universe’s expansion is accelerating; Cosmic Microwave Background (CMB) which… Whereas bottom-up occurs when there are some forms of fluctuation in power spectrum at…
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In what respects is Pluto more like a moon than a Jovian or terrestrial planet
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In late 1950s it was suggested this planet was an escaped Neptune moon, knocked by its biggest current moon, Triton out of the orbit (Weintraub 13). However this theory is heavily criticized since Pluto never actually… Since Pluto is a small ice chunk, it does not quite settle into these two categories and is more similar to a satellite or moon (Weintraub 45).…
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Sun and earth
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All the planets and other heavenly bodies revolve around the sun. The theory is in contrast to earlier fixed views depicting the Earth to be in the center, the geocentric… The theory was supported across the world from Greeks and further through mathematical astronomy by Aryabhata (Indian); by Muslim astronomers, Persian scientist and astronomer Biruni and…
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