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1 Copyright © by Holt, Rinehart and Winston. All rights reserved. ResourcesChapter menu Table of Contents Section 1 Stars Section 2 The Life Cycle of Stars Section 3 Galaxies Section 4 Formation of the Universe Chapter 19 Stars, Galaxies, and the Universe

2 Copyright © by Holt, Rinehart and Winston. All rights reserved. ResourcesChapter menu Section 1 Stars Bellringer What are stars made of? How do stars differ from one another? Do stars move? Write and illustrate your answers in your science journal. Then, after you have completed this section, review your responses and change them if necessary. Chapter 19

3 Copyright © by Holt, Rinehart and Winston. All rights reserved. ResourcesChapter menu Section 1 Stars Objectives Describe how color indicates the temperature of a star Explain how a scientist can identify a stars composition Describe how scientists classify stars. Chapter 19

4 Copyright © by Holt, Rinehart and Winston. All rights reserved. ResourcesChapter menu Section 1 Stars Objectives, continued Compare absolute magnitude with apparent magnitude. Identify how astronomers measure distances from Earth to stars. Describe the difference between the apparent motion and the actual motion of stars. Chapter 19

5 Copyright © by Holt, Rinehart and Winston. All rights reserved. ResourcesChapter menu Section 1 Stars Color of Stars Stars are huge, hot, bright balls of gas Because a blue flame is hotter than a yellow or red flame, we can conclude that blue stars are hotter than yellow or red stars. Chapter 19

6 Copyright © by Holt, Rinehart and Winston. All rights reserved. ResourcesChapter menu Section 1 Stars Composition of Stars A star is made of different elements in the form of gases. Inner layers are dense and hot, outer layers (atmosphere) are cool The gases in the atmosphere of a star absorb different wavelengths of light depending on which elements make up the gases. The light from a star indicates which elements make up that star. Chapter 19

7 Copyright © by Holt, Rinehart and Winston. All rights reserved. ResourcesChapter menu Section 1 Stars Classifying Stars Chapter 19 Differences in Temperature Stars are now classified by how hot they are. 1 st magnitude were the brightest, 6 th magnitude were the dimmest Stars brighter than 1 st magnitude when to the negative side of the number line Differences in Brightness The brightest star, Sirius, has a magnitude of The dimmest star that can be seen with a microscope has a magnitude of 29.

8 Copyright © by Holt, Rinehart and Winston. All rights reserved. ResourcesChapter menu Section 1 Stars Chapter 19 Magnitude of Stars in Big Dipper

9 Copyright © by Holt, Rinehart and Winston. All rights reserved. ResourcesChapter menu Section 1 Stars How Bright Is That Star? Chapter 19 Apparent Magnitude The brightness of a light or star is called apparent magnitude. Absolute Magnitude Absolute magnitude is the actual brightness of a star.

10 Copyright © by Holt, Rinehart and Winston. All rights reserved. ResourcesChapter menu Section 1 Stars Composition of Stars continued The Colors of Light A prism breaks white light into a rainbow of colors called a spectrum. An instrument called a spectrograph is used to break a stars light into a spectrum. The spectrum of a star will vary depending on which elements are present. Chapter 19

11 Copyright © by Holt, Rinehart and Winston. All rights reserved. ResourcesChapter menu Section 1 Stars Composition of Stars continued Making an ID Emission lines are lines made when certain wavelengths,of light, or colors, are given off by hot gasses. Each elements produces a unique set of emission lines, which allows them to be used to identify the elements in a star. Chapter 19

12 Copyright © by Holt, Rinehart and Winston. All rights reserved. ResourcesChapter menu Section 1 Stars Chapter 19 Emission Lines of Elements

13 Copyright © by Holt, Rinehart and Winston. All rights reserved. ResourcesChapter menu Section 1 Stars Composition of Stars, continued Trapping the Light––Cosmic Detective Work A stars spectrum is made of dark emission lines. A stars atmosphere absorbs certain colors of light, which causes black lines to appear. Continuous Spectrum Emission Spectrum Absorption Spectrum Chapter 19

14 Copyright © by Holt, Rinehart and Winston. All rights reserved. ResourcesChapter menu Section 1 Stars Composition of Stars, continued Identifying Elements Using Dark Lines Because a stars atmosphere absorbs some colors of light, the spectrum of a star is called an absorption spectrum. It can be used to identify some of the elements in a stars atmosphere. Chapter 19

15 Copyright © by Holt, Rinehart and Winston. All rights reserved. ResourcesChapter menu Section 1 Stars Chapter 19 Continuous Spectrum and Absorption Spectrum

16 Copyright © by Holt, Rinehart and Winston. All rights reserved. ResourcesChapter menu Section 1 Stars Distance to the Stars Chapter 19 Because stars are so far away, astronomers use light-years to measure the distances from Earth to the stars. A light year is the distance that light travels in a year. Parallax is the apparent shift in the position of an object when viewed from different locations. Measuring parallax enables scientists to calculate the distance between a star and the Earth.

17 Copyright © by Holt, Rinehart and Winston. All rights reserved. ResourcesChapter menu Section 1 Stars Chapter 19

18 Copyright © by Holt, Rinehart and Winston. All rights reserved. ResourcesChapter menu Chapter 19 Section 1 Stars Finding the Distance to Stars: Parallax Parallax is greater when the object is closer to Earth Parallax and trigonometry are used to measure distances from the Earth to the stars

19 Copyright © by Holt, Rinehart and Winston. All rights reserved. ResourcesChapter menu Section 1 Stars Motions of Stars Chapter 19 The Apparent Motion of Stars If you look at the night sky long enough, the stars also appear to move. The Actual Motion of Stars The apparent motion of the sun and stars in our sky is due to Earths rotation. But each star is also moving in space. Their actual movements, however, are difficult to see because they are so far away

20 Copyright © by Holt, Rinehart and Winston. All rights reserved. ResourcesChapter menu Section 1 Stars Chapter 19 Apparent Motion of Stars

21 Copyright © by Holt, Rinehart and Winston. All rights reserved. ResourcesChapter menu Section 1 Stars Chapter 19 Actual Motion of Stars

22 Copyright © by Holt, Rinehart and Winston. All rights reserved. ResourcesChapter menu Section 2 The Life Cycle of Stars Bellringer Supernovas represent the death of stars that exceed a certain mass. In a few seconds, a supernova can release more energy than it previously did in its entire existence. Look at the photographs of Supernova 1987A and the Large Magellanic Cloud taken before the explosion. Record and illustrate your answers in your science journal. Chapter 19

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24 Copyright © by Holt, Rinehart and Winston. All rights reserved. ResourcesChapter menu Section 2 The Life Cycle of Stars Objectives Describe different types of stars. Describe the quantities that are plotted in the H-R diagram. Explain how stars at different stages in their life cycle appear on the H-R diagram. Chapter 19

25 Copyright © by Holt, Rinehart and Winston. All rights reserved. ResourcesChapter menu Section 2 The Life Cycle of Stars Vocabulary Red Giant – a large, reddish star late in its life cycle White Dwarf – a small, hot, dim star that is the leftover center of an old star Main sequence – the location on the H-R diagram where most stars lie Supernova – a gigantic explosion in which a massive star collapses and throws its outer layers into space Chapter 19

26 Copyright © by Holt, Rinehart and Winston. All rights reserved. ResourcesChapter menu Section 2 The Life Cycle of Stars Vocabulary Neutron star – a star that has collapsed under gravity to the point that the electrons and protons have smashed together to form neutrons Pulsar – a rapidly spinning neutron star that emits rapid pulses of radio and optical energy Black Hole – an object so massive and dense that even light cannot escape its gravity Chapter 19

27 Copyright © by Holt, Rinehart and Winston. All rights reserved. ResourcesChapter menu Section 2 The Life Cycle of Stars The Beginning and End of Stars The Beginning A star enters the first stage of its life cycle as a ball of gas and dust. Gravity pulls the gas and dust together, and hydrogen changes to helium in a processes called nuclear fusion. The End Stars usually lose material slowly, but sometimes they can lose material in a big explosion. Much of a stars material returns to space, where it sometimes forms new stars. Chapter 19

28 Copyright © by Holt, Rinehart and Winston. All rights reserved. ResourcesChapter menu Section 2 The Life Cycle of Stars The Beginning and End of Stars Birth – formed form clouds of gas and dust, over time hydrogen gas is pulled together by gravity, hydrogen gases spin and collide making it hotter, when the temperature reaches 15,000,000 degrees C then nuclear fusion occurs (H changed to He) Mid – Hydrogen is used up, He core shrinks and heats up, outer H shell expands and gets redder, becomes a Red Giant End - burns H in the outer shell and He continues to heat up, at 200,000,000 C the He atoms fuse to make carbon, without fusion the star cools and fades, gravity causes it to collapse (white dwarf), burns until all energy is gone Chapter 19

29 Copyright © by Holt, Rinehart and Winston. All rights reserved. ResourcesChapter menu Section 2 The Life Cycle of Stars Different Types of Stars Stars can be classified by their size, mass, brightness, color, temperature, spectrum, and age. A stars classification can change as it ages. Main-Sequence Stars After a star forms, it enters the second and longest stage of its life cycle known as the main sequence. Energy is generated in the core as hydrogen atoms fuse into helium atoms. Chapter 19

30 Copyright © by Holt, Rinehart and Winston. All rights reserved. ResourcesChapter menu Section 2 The Life Cycle of Stars Different Types of Stars, continued Giants and Supergiants After the main-sequence stage, a star can enter the third stage of its life cycle. A red giant, as it is know known, is a large, reddish star late in its life cycle. In this third stage, a star can become a red giant. As the center of the star shrinks, the atmosphere of the star grows very large and cools to form a red giant or a red supergiant. Chapter 19

31 Copyright © by Holt, Rinehart and Winston. All rights reserved. ResourcesChapter menu Section 2 The Life Cycle of Stars Chapter 19

32 Copyright © by Holt, Rinehart and Winston. All rights reserved. ResourcesChapter menu Section 2 The Life Cycle of Stars A Tool for Studying Stars The H-R Diagram the Hertzprung-Russell diagram is a graph that shows the relationship between a stars surface temperature and absolute magnitude. Reading the H-R Diagram The diagonal pattern on the H-R diagram where most stars lie is called the main sequence. Find the diagonal pattern in the H-R Diagram on the next two slides. Chapter 19

33 Copyright © by Holt, Rinehart and Winston. All rights reserved. ResourcesChapter menu Section 2 The Life Cycle of Stars Chapter 19 H-R Diagram

34 Copyright © by Holt, Rinehart and Winston. All rights reserved. ResourcesChapter menu Section 2 The Life Cycle of Stars When Stars Get Old Supernovas A supernova is a gigantic explosion in which a massive blue star collapses. Neutron Stars and Pulsars A star that has collapsed under gravity to the point at which all of its particles are neutrons is called a neutron star. If a neutron star is spinning, it is called a pulsar. Chapter 19

35 Copyright © by Holt, Rinehart and Winston. All rights reserved. ResourcesChapter menu Section 2 The Life Cycle of Stars When Stars Get Old, continued Black Holes Sometimes the leftovers of a supernova are so massive that they collapse to form a black hole. A black hole is an object that is so massive that even light cannot escape its gravity. Chapter 19

36 Copyright © by Holt, Rinehart and Winston. All rights reserved. ResourcesChapter menu Section 3 Galaxies Bellringer Look at the photograph of a spiral galaxy. Describe the evidence that indicates that the galaxy is rotating. What other objects have you seen look similar to a spiral galaxy? Do they rotate? Record your answers in your science journal. Chapter 19

37 Copyright © by Holt, Rinehart and Winston. All rights reserved. ResourcesChapter menu Section 3 Galaxies Objectives Identify three types of galaxies. Describe the contents and characteristics of galaxies. Explain why looking at distant galaxies reveals what young galaxies looked like.. Chapter 19

38 Copyright © by Holt, Rinehart and Winston. All rights reserved. ResourcesChapter menu Section 3 Galaxies A galaxy is a collection of stars, dust, and gas held together by gravity. Types of Galaxies Spiral Galaxies have a bulge at the center and spiral arms. The Milky Way Astronomers think that our solar system is in a spiral galaxy. Chapter 19

39 Copyright © by Holt, Rinehart and Winston. All rights reserved. ResourcesChapter menu Section 3 Galaxies Types of Galaxies, continued Elliptical Galaxies About one-third of all galaxies are simply massive blobs of stars. These are called elliptical galaxies. Irregular Galaxies Galaxies that do not fit into any other class are called irregular galaxies. Chapter 19

40 Copyright © by Holt, Rinehart and Winston. All rights reserved. ResourcesChapter menu Section 3 Galaxies Types of Galaxies Spiral Galaxies Bulge at Center Spiral Arms – like a pinwheel Arms are made up of gas, dust, and new stars Chapter 19

41 Copyright © by Holt, Rinehart and Winston. All rights reserved. ResourcesChapter menu Section 3 Galaxies Types of Galaxies Elliptical Galaxies Very bright centers Very little gas and dust Contain old stars, few new stars Scientists assume they are cucumber shaped Types: giant elliptical and dwarf elliptical Chapter 19

42 Copyright © by Holt, Rinehart and Winston. All rights reserved. ResourcesChapter menu Section 3 Galaxies Types of Galaxies Irregular Galaxies All galaxies that are not spiral or elliptical Young stars Chapter 19

43 Copyright © by Holt, Rinehart and Winston. All rights reserved. ResourcesChapter menu Section 3 Galaxies Origin of the Galaxies Because if takes light time to travel through space, looking at distant galaxies reveals what early galaxies looked like. Quasars A very luminous, starlike object that generates energy at a high rate is called a quasar. Some scientists think that quasars may be the core of young galaxies that are in the process of forming. Chapter 19

44 Copyright © by Holt, Rinehart and Winston. All rights reserved. ResourcesChapter menu Section 3 Galaxies Quasars Scientists believe that quasars at the edge of the universe were the first objects after the big bang Give off enormous amounts of energy produced from black holes Astronomers studying quasars are observing the very edge and beginning of the universe, so they are essentially looking back in time Chapter 19

45 Copyright © by Holt, Rinehart and Winston. All rights reserved. ResourcesChapter menu Section 3 Galaxies Contents of Galaxies Gas Clouds A large clouds of gas and dust in interstellar space is called a nebula. Star Clusters A globular cluster is a tight group of stars that looks like a ball and contains up to 1 million stars. An open cluster is a group of stars that are close together relative to surrounding stars. Chapter 19

46 Copyright © by Holt, Rinehart and Winston. All rights reserved. ResourcesChapter menu Section 3 Galaxies Contents of Galaxies Nebula large cloud of dust and gas in space Found more in spiral galaxies than in elliptical Nebulas glow, absorb light and hide stars Reflect starlight and produce images Chapter 19

47 Copyright © by Holt, Rinehart and Winston. All rights reserved. ResourcesChapter menu Section 3 Galaxies Contents of Galaxies Globular Star Cluster tight group of older stars that look like a ball located in a spherical halo around spiral galaxies or near giant elliptical galaxies larger than open clusters up to 1 million stars Chapter 19

48 Copyright © by Holt, Rinehart and Winston. All rights reserved. ResourcesChapter menu Section 3 Galaxies Contents of Galaxies Open Star Cluster group of stars that are close together relative to surrounding stars located along the spiral disk of a galaxy smaller in number than globular, few hundred to few thousand Chapter 19

49 Copyright © by Holt, Rinehart and Winston. All rights reserved. ResourcesChapter menu Section 3 Galaxies Chapter 19

50 Copyright © by Holt, Rinehart and Winston. All rights reserved. ResourcesChapter menu Section 4 Formation of the Universe Bellringer Look at Figure 1. The first image represents the initial explosion of the big bang, and the following images represent the expansion of the universe and the formation of the galaxies. Describe the differences between the images. Record your answers in your science journal. Chapter 19

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54 Copyright © by Holt, Rinehart and Winston. All rights reserved. ResourcesChapter menu Section 4 Formation of the Universe Objectives Describe the big bang theory. Explain evidence used to support the big bang theory. Describe the structure of the universe. Chapter 19

55 Copyright © by Holt, Rinehart and Winston. All rights reserved. ResourcesChapter menu Section 4 Formation of the Universe Objectives, continued Describe two ways scientists calculate the age of the universe. Explain what will happen if the universe expands forever. Chapter 19

56 Copyright © by Holt, Rinehart and Winston. All rights reserved. ResourcesChapter menu Section 4 Formation of the Universe Cosmology is the study of the origin, properties, processes, and evolution of the universe. Universal Expansion Galaxy Movement To understand how the universe formed, scientists study the movement of galaxies. A Raisin-Bread Model The universe, like the rising raisin bread dough, is expanding. Think of the raisins in the dough as galaxies. As the universe expands, the galaxies move farther apart. Chapter 19

57 Copyright © by Holt, Rinehart and Winston. All rights reserved. ResourcesChapter menu Section 4 Formation of the Universe The Big Bang Theory A Tremendous Explosion The theory that the universe began with a tremendous explosion is called the big bang theory. Cosmic Background Radiation In 1964, two scientists using a huge antenna accidentally found radiation coming from all directions in space. One explanation for this radiation is that it is cosmic background radiation left over from the big bang. Chapter 19

58 Copyright © by Holt, Rinehart and Winston. All rights reserved. ResourcesChapter menu Section 4 Formation of the Universe The Big Bang Theory All matter was condensed in one spot which was very hot and dense explosion about 15 billion years ago – still causing galaxies to move away from each other Support – Red Shift and Background Radiation Background Radiation is almost the same throughout the universe Chapter 19

59 Copyright © by Holt, Rinehart and Winston. All rights reserved. ResourcesChapter menu Section 4 Formation of the Universe Chapter 19 Big Bang Theory

60 Copyright © by Holt, Rinehart and Winston. All rights reserved. ResourcesChapter menu Section 4 Formation of the Universe Structure of the Universe Every object is part of a larger system Example: Earth is part of our solar system, and our solar system is part of the Milky Way Universe – Supercluster – Galaxy Cluster – Galaxy – Solar System - Planets Chapter 19

61 Copyright © by Holt, Rinehart and Winston. All rights reserved. ResourcesChapter menu Section 4 Formation of the Universe Chapter 19 The Structure of the Universe

62 Copyright © by Holt, Rinehart and Winston. All rights reserved. ResourcesChapter menu Section 4 Formation of the Universe How Old Is the Universe? Age of the Universe Scientist use to methods to study the age of the universe. By measuring the distance between Earth and various galaxies, scientists can predict the rate of expansion and calculate the age of the universe. Because the universe must at least be as old as the oldest stars it contains, the ages of the stars provide a clue to the age of the universe. Chapter 19

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65 Copyright © by Holt, Rinehart and Winston. All rights reserved. ResourcesChapter menu Section 4 Formation of the Universe A Forever Expanding Universe The expansion of the universe depends on the amount of matter it contains. A large enough quantity of matter would cause gravity to stop the expansion. The universe could start collapsing. Scientist now think that there may not be enough matter in the universe, so the universe would continue to expand forever and become cold and dark as all the stars die. Chapter 19

66 Copyright © by Holt, Rinehart and Winston. All rights reserved. ResourcesChapter menu Section 4 Formation of the Universe Future of the Universe? If there is enough matter, the gravitional attraction between galaxies will cause redshift to slow and then stop, everything would then be pulled toward the center of the universe, perhaps another big bang If there is not enough matter, there would not be enough attraction to stop expansion, stars would age and die, but would continue to expand #2 is the current theory Chapter 19

67 Copyright © by Holt, Rinehart and Winston. All rights reserved. ResourcesChapter menu Stars, Galaxies, and the Universe Concept Map Use the following terms to complete the concept map on the next slide: Chapter 19 Stars Absolute magnitude Color Emission lines Spectrograph Brightness Spectra temperature

68 Copyright © by Holt, Rinehart and Winston. All rights reserved. ResourcesChapter menu Concept Map Chapter 19

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70 Copyright © by Holt, Rinehart and Winston. All rights reserved. ResourcesChapter menu End of Chapter 19 Show

71 Copyright © by Holt, Rinehart and Winston. All rights reserved. ResourcesChapter menu Reading Read each of the passages. Then, answer the questions that follow each passage. Chapter 19 Standardized Test Preparation

72 Copyright © by Holt, Rinehart and Winston. All rights reserved. ResourcesChapter menu Passage 1 Quasars are some of the most puzzling objects in the sky. If viewed through an optical telescope, a quasar appears as a small, dim star. Quasars are the most distant objects that have been observed from Earth. But many quasars are hundreds of times brighter than the brightest galaxy. Because quasars are so far away from Earth and yet are very bright, they most likely emit a large amount of energy. Scientists do not yet understand exactly how quasars can emit so much energy. Chapter 19 Standardized Test Preparation

73 Copyright © by Holt, Rinehart and Winston. All rights reserved. ResourcesChapter menu Chapter 19 Standardized Test Preparation 1.Based on the passage, which of the following statements is a fact? A Quasars, unlike galaxies, include billions of bright objects. B Galaxies are brighter than quasars. C Quasars are hundreds of times brighter than the brightest galaxy. D Galaxies are the most distant objects observed from Earth.

74 Copyright © by Holt, Rinehart and Winston. All rights reserved. ResourcesChapter menu Chapter 19 Standardized Test Preparation 1.Based on the passage, which of the following statements is a fact? A Quasars, unlike galaxies, include billions of bright objects. B Galaxies are brighter than quasars. C Quasars are hundreds of times brighter than the brightest galaxy. D Galaxies are the most distant objects observed from Earth.

75 Copyright © by Holt, Rinehart and Winston. All rights reserved. ResourcesChapter menu Chapter 19 Standardized Test Preparation 2. Based on the information in the passage, what can the reader conclude? F Quasars are the same as galaxies. G Quasars appear as small, dim stars, but they emit a large amount of energy. H Quasars can be viewed only by using an optical telescope. I Quasars will never be understood.

76 Copyright © by Holt, Rinehart and Winston. All rights reserved. ResourcesChapter menu Chapter 19 Standardized Test Preparation 2. Based on the information in the passage, what can the reader conclude? F Quasars are the same as galaxies. G Quasars appear as small, dim stars, but they emit a large amount of energy. H Quasars can be viewed only by using an optical telescope. I Quasars will never be understood.

77 Copyright © by Holt, Rinehart and Winston. All rights reserved. ResourcesChapter menu Chapter 19 Standardized Test Preparation 3. Why do scientists think that quasars emit a large amount of energy? A because quasars are the brightest stars in the universe B because quasars can be viewed only through an optical telescope C because quasars are very far away and are still bright D because quasars are larger than galaxies

78 Copyright © by Holt, Rinehart and Winston. All rights reserved. ResourcesChapter menu Chapter 19 Standardized Test Preparation 3. Why do scientists think that quasars emit a large amount of energy? A because quasars are the brightest stars in the universe B because quasars can be viewed only through an optical telescope C because quasars are very far away and are still bright D because quasars are larger than galaxies

79 Copyright © by Holt, Rinehart and Winston. All rights reserved. ResourcesChapter menu Passage 2 If you live away from bright outdoor lights, you may be able to see a faint, narrow band of light and dark patches across the sky. This band is called the Milky Way. Our galaxy, the Milky Way, consists of stars, gases, and dust. Between the stars of the Milky Way are clouds of gas and dust called interstellar matter. These clouds provide materials that form new stars. Continued on the next slide Chapter 19 Standardized Test Preparation

80 Copyright © by Holt, Rinehart and Winston. All rights reserved. ResourcesChapter menu Passage 2, continued Every star that you can see in the night sky is a part of the Milky Way, because our solar system is inside the Milky Way. Because we are inside the galaxy, we cannot see the entire galaxy.But scientists can use astronomical data to create a picture of the Milky Way. Chapter 19 Standardized Test Preparation

81 Copyright © by Holt, Rinehart and Winston. All rights reserved. ResourcesChapter menu Chapter 19 Standardized Test Preparation 1.In the passage, what does the term interstellar matter mean? A stars in the Milky Way B the Milky Way C a narrow band of light and dark patches across the sky D the clouds of gas and dust between the stars in the Milky Way

82 Copyright © by Holt, Rinehart and Winston. All rights reserved. ResourcesChapter menu Chapter 19 Standardized Test Preparation 1.In the passage, what does the term interstellar matter mean? A stars in the Milky Way B the Milky Way C a narrow band of light and dark patches across the sky D the clouds of gas and dust between the stars in the Milky Way

83 Copyright © by Holt, Rinehart and Winston. All rights reserved. ResourcesChapter menu Chapter 19 Standardized Test Preparation 2. Based on the information in the passage, what can the reader conclude? F The Milky Way can be seen in the night sky near a large city. G The entire Milky Way can be seen all at once. H Every star that is seen in the night sky is a part of the Milky Way. I Scientists have no idea what the entire Milky Way looks like.

84 Copyright © by Holt, Rinehart and Winston. All rights reserved. ResourcesChapter menu Chapter 19 Standardized Test Preparation 2. Based on the information in the passage, what can the reader conclude? F The Milky Way can be seen in the night sky near a large city. G The entire Milky Way can be seen all at once. H Every star that is seen in the night sky is a part of the Milky Way. I Scientists have no idea what the entire Milky Way looks like.

85 Copyright © by Holt, Rinehart and Winston. All rights reserved. ResourcesChapter menu Interpreting Graphics This graph shows the relationship between a stars age and mass. Use this graph to answer the questions that follow. Chapter 19 Standardized Test Preparation

86 Copyright © by Holt, Rinehart and Winston. All rights reserved. ResourcesChapter menu Chapter 19 Standardized Test Preparation 1. How long does a star that has 1.2 times the mass of the sun live? A 10 billion years B 8 billion years C 6 billion years D 5 billion years

87 Copyright © by Holt, Rinehart and Winston. All rights reserved. ResourcesChapter menu Chapter 19 Standardized Test Preparation 1. How long does a star that has 1.2 times the mass of the sun live? A 10 billion years B 8 billion years C 6 billion years D 5 billion years

88 Copyright © by Holt, Rinehart and Winston. All rights reserved. ResourcesChapter menu Chapter 19 Standardized Test Preparation 2. How long does a star that has 2 times the mass of the sun live? F 4 billion years G 1 billion years H 10 billion years I 5 billion years

89 Copyright © by Holt, Rinehart and Winston. All rights reserved. ResourcesChapter menu Chapter 19 Standardized Test Preparation 2. How long does a star that has 2 times the mass of the sun live? F 4 billion years G 1 billion years H 10 billion years I 5 billion years

90 Copyright © by Holt, Rinehart and Winston. All rights reserved. ResourcesChapter menu Chapter 19 Standardized Test Preparation 3. If the suns mass was reduced by half, how long would the sun live? A 2 billion years B 8 billion years C 10 billion years D more than 15 billion years

91 Copyright © by Holt, Rinehart and Winston. All rights reserved. ResourcesChapter menu Chapter 19 Standardized Test Preparation 3. If the suns mass was reduced by half, how long would the sun live? A 2 billion years B 8 billion years C 10 billion years D more than 15 billion years

92 Copyright © by Holt, Rinehart and Winston. All rights reserved. ResourcesChapter menu Chapter 19 Standardized Test Preparation 4. According to the graph, how long is the sun predicted to live? F 15 billion years G 10 billion years H 5 billion years I 2 billion years

93 Copyright © by Holt, Rinehart and Winston. All rights reserved. ResourcesChapter menu Chapter 19 Standardized Test Preparation 4. According to the graph, how long is the sun predicted to live? F 15 billion years G 10 billion years H 5 billion years I 2 billion years

94 Copyright © by Holt, Rinehart and Winston. All rights reserved. ResourcesChapter menu Math Read each question and choose the best answer. Chapter 19 Standardized Test Preparation

95 Copyright © by Holt, Rinehart and Winston. All rights reserved. ResourcesChapter menu 1. How many kilometers away from Earth is an object that is 8 light years away from Earth? (Hint: One light- year is equal to 9.46 trillion kilometers.) A 77 trillion kilometers B 76 trillion kilometers C 7.66 trillion kilometers D 7.6 trillion kilometers Chapter 19 Standardized Test Preparation

96 Copyright © by Holt, Rinehart and Winston. All rights reserved. ResourcesChapter menu 1. How many kilometers away from Earth is an object that is 8 light years away from Earth? (Hint: One light- year is equal to 9.46 trillion kilometers.) A 77 trillion kilometers B 76 trillion kilometers C 7.66 trillion kilometers D 7.6 trillion kilometers Chapter 19 Standardized Test Preparation

97 Copyright © by Holt, Rinehart and Winston. All rights reserved. ResourcesChapter menu 2. An astronomer observes two stars of about the same temperature and size. Alpha Centauri B is about 4 light- years away from Earth, and Sigma 2 Eridani A is about 16 light-years away from Earth. How many times as bright as Sigma 2 Eridani A does Alpha Centauri B appear? (Hint: One light-year is equal to 9.46 trillion kilometers.) F 2 times as bright G 4 times as bright H 16 times as bright I 32 times as bright Chapter 19 Standardized Test Preparation

98 Copyright © by Holt, Rinehart and Winston. All rights reserved. ResourcesChapter menu 2. An astronomer observes two stars of about the same temperature and size. Alpha Centauri B is about 4 light- years away from Earth, and Sigma 2 Eridani A is about 16 light-years away from Earth. How many times as bright as Sigma 2 Eridani A does Alpha Centauri B appear? (Hint: One light-year is equal to 9.46 trillion kilometers.) F 2 times as bright G 4 times as bright H 16 times as bright I 32 times as bright Chapter 19 Standardized Test Preparation

99 Copyright © by Holt, Rinehart and Winston. All rights reserved. ResourcesChapter menu 3. Star A is 5 million kilometers from Star B. What is this distance expressed in meters? A 0.5 m B 5,000 m C 5 x 106 m D 5 x 109 m Chapter 19 Standardized Test Preparation

100 Copyright © by Holt, Rinehart and Winston. All rights reserved. ResourcesChapter menu 3. Star A is 5 million kilometers from Star B. What is this distance expressed in meters? A 0.5 m B 5,000 m C 5 x 106 m D 5 x 109 m Chapter 19 Standardized Test Preparation

101 Copyright © by Holt, Rinehart and Winston. All rights reserved. ResourcesChapter menu 4. In the vacuum of space, light travels 3 x 10 8 m/s. How far does light travel in 1 h in space? F 3,600 m G 1.80 x m H 1.08 x m I 1.08 x m Chapter 19 Standardized Test Preparation

102 Copyright © by Holt, Rinehart and Winston. All rights reserved. ResourcesChapter menu 4. In the vacuum of space, light travels 3 x 10 8 m/s. How far does light travel in 1 h in space? F 3,600 m G 1.80 x m H 1.08 x m I 1.08 x m Chapter 19 Standardized Test Preparation

103 Copyright © by Holt, Rinehart and Winston. All rights reserved. ResourcesChapter menu 5. The mass of the known universe is about solar masses, which is metric tons. How many metric tons is one solar mass? A solar masses B metric tons C solar masses D metric tons Chapter 19 Standardized Test Preparation

104 Copyright © by Holt, Rinehart and Winston. All rights reserved. ResourcesChapter menu 5. The mass of the known universe is about solar masses, which is metric tons. How many metric tons is one solar mass? A solar masses B metric tons C solar masses D metric tons Chapter 19 Standardized Test Preparation

105 Copyright © by Holt, Rinehart and Winston. All rights reserved. ResourcesChapter menu Section 1 Stars Chapter 19 Emission Lines of Elements

106 Copyright © by Holt, Rinehart and Winston. All rights reserved. ResourcesChapter menu Section 1 Stars Chapter 19 Continuous Spectrum and Absorption Spectrum

107 Copyright © by Holt, Rinehart and Winston. All rights reserved. ResourcesChapter menu Section 1 Stars Chapter 19 Magnitude of Stars in Big Dipper

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109 Copyright © by Holt, Rinehart and Winston. All rights reserved. ResourcesChapter menu Section 1 Stars Chapter 19 Apparent Motion of Stars

110 Copyright © by Holt, Rinehart and Winston. All rights reserved. ResourcesChapter menu Section 1 Stars Chapter 19 Actual Motion of Stars

111 Copyright © by Holt, Rinehart and Winston. All rights reserved. ResourcesChapter menu Section 2 The Life Cycle of Stars Chapter 19 H-R Diagram

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114 Copyright © by Holt, Rinehart and Winston. All rights reserved. ResourcesChapter menu Section 4 Formation of the Universe Chapter 19 Big Bang Theory

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