- Have the Stars Honor.
- How can you account for the apparent daily motion of the stars?
- What are each of the following: a planet, satellite, comet, meteor, nebula, constellation, fixed star, sunspot?
- What is meant by the terms celestial sphere, celestial pole, celestial equator, horizon, right ascension, declination, transit, conjunction, and ecliptic.
- Explain the major differences between a refractor and reflector type of telescope. Describe an equatorial telescope mounting.
- Into what colors is sunlight dispersed when passed through a prism? In what way are colors of stars used to indicate their temperature?
- What connection is there between the ecliptic and the vernal and autumnal equinoxes? What dates are usually associated with the equinoxes?
- Learn the 12 constellations called the signs of the zodiac. Know the history of the signs of the Zodiac.
- Name and point out in the sky the constellations that can be seen all night long on a clear night in your hemisphere.
- Name five constellations that are visible between sunset and midnight in your hemisphere during:
- the summer months,
- the winter months.
- At what time of the year is the constellation Orion best seen? Name and locate in the sky the three brightest stars of this constellation.
- How are letters of the Greek alphabet used to name stars in a constellation? Give five illustrations of the use of the letters of the Greek alphabet in naming the stars of a constellation.
- Locate as they appear through the year the fifteen first magnitude stars.
- With the use of a diagram, show the relative positions of the earth and moon during high and low tides.
- Describe the peculiar individual characteristics of the planets in our solar system. Which ones cannot be seen without the aid of a telescope? Which two planets are seen only near the hours of sunrise or sunset?
- Where and in what way does the Bible refer to Orion, the Pleiades, and Arcturus?
- Discuss the statement made in Early Writings, page 41, concerning the opening in Orion.
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