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Re: Solar System B

Postby new horizon » April 12th, 2010, 1:36 pm

my only question is how do you determine the major axis if you only have the aphelion?

*sorry aphelion

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Re: Solar System B

Postby brobo » April 12th, 2010, 1:46 pm

perihillion = at sun
aphelion = 50,000AU
Therefore, the major axis is 50,000 AU
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Re: Solar System B

Postby new horizon » April 12th, 2010, 2:05 pm

:lol: :lol: :lol:
wow i am stupid....
haha i saw the sun was the perihelion but I was like "how is that possible" so i disregarded that part :oops:
oh well, yeah you're right, but they pretty much gave you a major axis, just the question was worded weirdly.

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Re: Solar System B

Postby smarticle13 » April 12th, 2010, 4:53 pm

so you do refer to kepler's third law in this question?
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Re: Solar System B

Postby bookluvr-yoyo39 » April 12th, 2010, 6:47 pm

Does anyone know where you can get all the practice tests for solar system online?
can you get the questions from state and regionals so you can prepare?
sry for the many questions.... :?
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Re: Solar System B

Postby new horizon » April 12th, 2010, 6:48 pm

there's some pretty good solar system tests on the tufts website. there a link on the very bottom of your rules, if i remember.

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Re: Solar System B

Postby bookluvr-yoyo39 » April 12th, 2010, 7:01 pm

thanks so much!!! ;)
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Re: Solar System B

Postby new horizon » April 12th, 2010, 7:13 pm

nevermind, I was looking at the rules for the wrong year.

http://www.tufts.edu/as/wright_center/p ... astro.html

there's the website

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Re: Solar System B

Postby bookluvr-yoyo39 » April 12th, 2010, 7:19 pm

it's okay!! thanks though!!!
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Re: Solar System B

Postby brobo » April 13th, 2010, 11:09 am

bookluvr-yoyo39 wrote:Does anyone know where you can get all the practice tests for solar system online?
can you get the questions from state and regionals so you can prepare?
sry for the many questions.... :?

There are a few practice tests in the test exchange in the Wiki. However, people haven't been posting any, so there's only two there right now, but check back often.
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Re: Solar System B

Postby smarticle13 » April 18th, 2010, 7:17 am

robodude wrote:
bookluvr-yoyo39 wrote:Does anyone know where you can get all the practice tests for solar system online?
can you get the questions from state and regionals so you can prepare?
sry for the many questions.... :?

There are a few practice tests in the test exchange in the Wiki. However, people haven't been posting any, so there's only two there right now, but check back often.


yep, there are only two made (one by me and one by robodude)
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Re: Solar System B

Postby lizz_fizz » April 21st, 2010, 9:58 pm

does anybody know a decent site to get the perihelion and aphelion of the planets and dwarf planets? i looked but nothingdecent deems to be showing up :|

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Re: Solar System B

Postby smarticle13 » April 22nd, 2010, 6:05 am

try going to google and typing in "statistics of planets"
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Re: Solar System B

Postby 49ers » April 22nd, 2010, 8:09 am

does anyone have some images of moons they can put as links here? thanks
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Re: Solar System B

Postby brobo » April 22nd, 2010, 11:04 am

Sure, heres a LOT of them.
Moon pictures

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