Test Your Knowledge About the Unit 9 Chapter

What is your name?

1. What is a constellation?

a solar system prior to going super nova

a group or pattern of stars that make a shape or pattern

name of the closest galaxy next to our Milky Way galaxy

the time lapse pattern of stars that make concentric circles aroud the North star (Polaris)

2. In which compass direction would a student living in Somers, New York find the sun rising on June 21?

due East

South of due East

South of due West

North of due East

3. How many hours of daylight exist at the equator every day of the year?

12 hours daylight, and 12 hours of darkness

14 hours daylight, and 10 hours of darkness

10 hours daylight, and 14 hours of darkness

16 hours daylight, and 8 hours of darkness

4. In which compass direction would a student living in Somers, New York find the sun rising on March 21?

due East

South of due East

South of due West

North of due East

5. When would the direct rays(90 degrees)from the sun strike the surface of the ground in New York State?

december 21

march 21 and september 21

june 21

never