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What two colors of light would you combine to make the color yellow? 
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red and green
red and blue
green and blue
red, green, and blue

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When we look into the night sky, we are literally looking ….
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into a black hole
into a worm hole
into the future
into the past

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The number of waves passing a point each second is the …. 
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Each pixel acts kind of like a …
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solar panel

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Which of the four observatories you explored had the worst light pollution? 
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Kitt Peak National Observatory
McDonald Observatory
Mauna Kea
Griffith Observatory

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What is the typical dynamic range of an astronomical image? 
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How can you increase the resolution of a telescope?
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use digital cameras instead of film cameras
increase the magnification
increase the aperture/size of the telescope
decrease the light pollution

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Light pollution has been linked to which of the following? (Select all that apply)
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Survival of specific bat species
Sea turtle hatchling survival rates
Negative changes to bird migration
Breast cancer rates in women

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In the sky, you see a red star and a blue star. Which one is hotter? 
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The red star
They are probably the same temperature
The blue star
The answer will depend on how far away the stars are

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An an object gets hotter, it will …. 
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slowly get dimmer
quickly get brighter
quickly get dimmer
slowly get brighter

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The discovery of light “beyond the rainbow” is attributed to which scientist? 
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Isaac Newton
Ludwig Boltzmann
Josef Stefan
William Herschel

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What is the temperature of a star (in Kelvin) if its peak wavelength is 1,200 nm (that is, 1200 x 10^-9 m)? 

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As an object gets hotter, its spectrum will move toward the _________ end of the spectrum. 
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The freezing point of water corresponds to …
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32 K
273 K
– 32 K
0 K

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In order for an electron to move from one orbit to another, it must … 
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reach absolute zero
increase in temperature
hit another electron
emit or absorb light