Email: support@essaywriterpros.com
Call Us: US - +1 845 478 5244 | UK - +44 20 7193 7850 | AUS - +61 2 8005 4826

Seasonal Temperature Variations

Each of the following figures shows Earth with a different axis tilt. (Assume that Earth’s rotation period is unchanged.) Each also shows a person located in Florida (not to scale). Rank the figures based on how much time the person spends in daylight  during a 24 hour period, from most (Left) to least (Right).

You did not open hints for this part.

ANSWER:

in about 6 months

in about a month

in about 2 weeks

in about 1 week

3785 Character(s) remaining

Essay answers are limited to about 500 words (3800 characters maximum, including spaces).

(none provided)

The parallax shift does not change; it is independent of the star’s distance from Earth.

The parallax shift increases as the star’s distance from Earth increases.

The parallax shift decreases as the star’s distance from Earth increases.

1/27/2019 Homework 2

https://session.masteringphysics.com/myct/assignmentPrintView?assignmentID=7008141 7/9

Part B – The following figures are the same as those from Part A. This time, consider the seasonal differences that occur as Earth orbits the Sun with the different axis tilts. Rank the figures on the basis of the seasonal temperature differences you would expect between summer and winter, from the one with the most extreme seasonal differences (Left) to the one with the least extreme (Right). To rank items as equivalent, overlap them.

You did not open hints for this part.

ANSWER:

Part C

Based on what you have learned from your rankings in Parts A and B, which of the following planets would you expect to have seasons most like Earth’s?

You did not open hints for this part.

Reset Help

Reset Help

1/27/2019 Homework 2

https://session.masteringphysics.com/myct/assignmentPrintView?assignmentID=7008141 8/9

ANSWER:

Part D

Which of the following planets should have the most extreme seasons?

You did not open hints for this part.

ANSWER:

Part E

Which of the following planets has essentially no seasons at all?

You did not open hints for this part.

ANSWER:

Beijing & Philadelphia

Part A – Beijing and Philadelphia have about the same latitude but very different longitudes. Therefore, tonight’s night sky in these two places:

ANSWER:

Mooned Again

Part A – A week after full moon, the Moon’s phase is:

ANSWER:

Uranus (axis tilt = 97.9°)

Mars (axis tilt = 25.2°)

Jupiter (axis tilt = 3.1°)

Neptune (axis tilt = 29.6°)

Jupiter (axis tilt = 3.1°)

Mars (axis tilt = 25.2°)

Uranus (axis tilt = 97.9°)

Neptune (axis tilt = 29.6°)

Mars (axis tilt = 25.2°)

Jupiter (axis tilt = 3.1°)

Uranus (axis tilt = 97.9°)

will look about the same.

will have partially different sets of constellations.

will have completely different sets of constellations.

1/27/2019 Homework 2

https://session.masteringphysics.com/myct/assignmentPrintView?assignmentID=7008141 9/9

Seasonal Temperature Variations

Part A – Explain why summer is hotter than winter. If you find that it would help to include a diagram, e-mail it to your instructor and refer to it in your explanation.

ANSWER:

Score Summary: Your score on this assignment is 0.0%.

You received 0 out of a possible total of 63.5 points.

first quarter.

third quarter.

new.