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by astroblue
January 16th, 2013, 4:57 pm
Forum: 2013 Study Events
Topic: Astronomy C
Replies: 183
Views: 31835

Re: Astronomy C

Ohhhhh, gotcha! Thank you very much!
by astroblue
January 16th, 2013, 1:31 pm
Forum: 2013 Study Events
Topic: Astronomy C
Replies: 183
Views: 31835

Re: Astronomy C

Could someone help explain the small-angle problem on the Northview Invitational? (The one with V838 Mon)
I don't really understand how they're getting a time of 2.8E7 seconds to calculate the distance...
by astroblue
December 16th, 2012, 10:53 am
Forum: 2013 Study Events
Topic: Astronomy C
Replies: 183
Views: 31835

Re: Astronomy C

Why do the rules say Antares/Rho Ophiuchi cloud complex? Are they supposed to be together or something...?
by astroblue
November 13th, 2012, 6:13 pm
Forum: 2013 Study Events
Topic: Astronomy C
Replies: 183
Views: 31835

Re: Astronomy C

So I know that having notes about DSOs and equations is worthwhile, but what kinds of notes should we include on like H-R diagrams, spectra, light curves, etc. Is it worthwhile to just take a bunch of notes on those to have or just learn whatever you can and ctrl+f through a giant list of wikipedia ...
by astroblue
April 8th, 2012, 11:51 am
Forum: 2012 Study Events
Topic: Fermi Questions C
Replies: 82
Views: 20385

Re: Fermi Questions C

Another interesting problem from our regional's test, it's actually not too hard:
If you put 1 cent in a savings account, and it doubles every week, how many pennies will you have at the end of a year?
by astroblue
April 6th, 2012, 9:08 am
Forum: General Competition
Topic: Textbooks
Replies: 9
Views: 1181

Re: Textbooks

Where'd you find out that glaciers would be the topic for next year's dynamic planet and circuit lab would be back?
by astroblue
April 6th, 2012, 8:43 am
Forum: 2012 Lab Events
Topic: Chem Lab C
Replies: 56
Views: 16419

Re: Chem Lab C

Can anyone walk me through the steps to construct an activity series from a series of redox reactions? I'm kind of lost...
by astroblue
April 4th, 2012, 3:18 pm
Forum: 2012 Study Events
Topic: Fermi Questions C
Replies: 82
Views: 20385

Re: Fermi Questions C

Does anyone know or have a list of constants to memorize?
by astroblue
April 2nd, 2012, 11:44 am
Forum: 2012 Lab Events
Topic: Optics B/C
Replies: 559
Views: 62280

Re: Optics B/C

I've been using a college level physics textbook for a lot of my studying, but it doesn't really cover topics like the Visible Spectrum and Bright Line and Absorption Spectra
by astroblue
April 2nd, 2012, 11:24 am
Forum: 2012 Lab Events
Topic: Optics B/C
Replies: 559
Views: 62280

Re: Optics B/C

Does anyone have any good resources for the operating principles of optical equipment and learning pretty much anything for the Physical Optics part of the test?

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