Reach for the Stars B

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Re: Reach for the Stars B

Postby AlphaTauri » March 14th, 2016, 10:39 am

Just uploaded the test I wrote for MI Region 8 to the test exchange.

Again, like the Astro test I wrote, a bit on the harder side for a Regionals.
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Re: Reach for the Stars B

Postby shamu_gtrain » April 10th, 2016, 11:12 am

Hello. I recently got back from State, and there was a part on the Reach for the Stars test I did not know how to do

It gave pictures of the spectras of different star types, and wanted us to identify the star type used. I was wondering if anyone could give me some pictures on this topic. Thanks!

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Re: Reach for the Stars B

Postby Unome » April 10th, 2016, 11:31 am

Hello. I recently got back from State, and there was a part on the Reach for the Stars test I did not know how to do

It gave pictures of the spectras of different star types, and wanted us to identify the star type used. I was wondering if anyone could give me some pictures on this topic. Thanks!
Something like this? If so, you can identify them based on descriptions (e.g. NaI absorption is much stronger in lower luminosity classes) or by diagrams.
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Re: Reach for the Stars B

Postby Mp3nguin__ » April 13th, 2016, 11:53 am

My state competition is next week so I was wondering what type of material would be the best to study? I have ran out of space for my notes, so I want to filter out all of the useless ones. My only other question is if there are going to be more star charts on the state test (if anyone knows the material on the state test)? If so how can I study star charts they are a bit confusing? That is all I have to say, thank you.

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Re: Reach for the Stars B

Postby Unome » April 13th, 2016, 1:16 pm

My state competition is next week so I was wondering what type of material would be the best to study? I have ran out of space for my notes, so I want to filter out all of the useless ones. My only other question is if there are going to be more star charts on the state test (if anyone knows the material on the state test)? If so how can I study star charts they are a bit confusing? That is all I have to say, thank you.
My first thought is that you haven't run out of space, you just haven't condensed it enough. But with your state tournament in a week, there's not much you can do to fix that so fast and get useful stuff in the extra space.
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Re: Reach for the Stars B

Postby CTMSRoadScholarKING » April 14th, 2016, 11:01 am

So, it turns out that I am doing Reach for the Stars at Nationals by myself, because my partner has a conflict. Do you have any tips about what they like to do at Nationals?
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Re: Reach for the Stars B

Postby CTMSRoadScholarKING » April 19th, 2016, 8:23 pm

Will the test be in like stations or will it be in an actual inflatable planetarium?
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Re: Reach for the Stars B

Postby Unome » April 20th, 2016, 1:13 pm

Will the test be in like stations or will it be in an actual inflatable planetarium?
Assuming the event supervisor remains the same, the event will probably be a test (this is based off of my experience with Solar System and my limited knowledge of how RFS is usually run at Nationals, so it may not be accurate).
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