Question 1(Multiple Choice Worth 4 points) The star named Canopus has a declination of approximately –52°. Which of these statements is correct about Canopus? It is 52° above the celestial equator. It is 52° below the celestial equator. It is 52° to the left of the celestial equator. It is 52° to the right of the celestial equator.
It is 52° below the celestial equator.
The declination is the angle in degrees measured north (+) or south (-) of the an imaginary line called the celestial equator.
The celestial equator is a projection of the earth's equator on the celestial sphere. imaginary
The star named Canopus has a declination of approximately –52°.
Since the angle is negative, this shows that it is south or below the celestial equator and at 52° south of the celestial equator.
Thus, the star named Caponus is 52° below the celestial equator.
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