AY Honor Stars Requirements used by South Pacific Division

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Skill Level

2

Year

1928

Version

29.11.2022

Approval authority

North American Division

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Stars
Nature
Skill Level
123
Approval authority
North American Division
Year of Introduction
1928
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1. Answer the following questions:

a. Of what is the solar system composed?

b. What is the earth’s nearest celestial neighbour?

c. What is the distance?

2.

a. Draw a diagram showing relative positions and movements of the earth and moon in relation to the sun.

b. What governs the tide?

c. What causes an eclipse?

d. What is a shooting star?

e. What is a comet?

3. How fast does light travel?

4.

a. Name and identify eight stars.

b. What is the difference between planets and fixed stars?

5.

a. What is a constellation?

b. Name and identify six.

c. What two constellations are visible throughout the year?


6. Draw a chart of the Southern Cross, Triangulum and the pointers at intervals of three hours throughout the night.


7. Observe a sunrise and a sunset, and describe each.

8.

a. What is the Milky Way?

b. Give its course through the heavens.

9.

a. What is the morning and evening star?

b. Why does it carry both names?

10. Name the planets in order of their nearness to the sun.

11.

a. What is the Aurora?

b. What name is given to the Northern Lights?

12.

a. Where does the Bible refer to Orion?

b. Learn one reference by memory.

c. Read the statement made in Early Writings page 41, concerning Orion and tell what event it is connected with.