Answers: October 22
October 22, 2007
Problem: Surveying Astronomy: Observations of PolarisThe positions of Polaris at which it appears to reach the maximum east and west extents of its path around the northern celestial pole are called by which names?
(A) eastern and western extension
(B) upper and lower elongation
(C) eastern and western parallactics
(D) eastern and western elongation
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