This sixth test will cover the different types of galaxies found in the universe. You need to be able to identify galaxies by Hubble type. There will also be a few questions about the Hubble constant and the expansion of the universe. There will be 16 multiple choice questions and one diagram. As usual there will also be two essay questions.Remember, you can earn extra credit by naming as many of the 88 constellations as you can correctly spell.
The one diagram will be of eight different galaxies for which you will need to identify the proper Hubble type.
Essay 1: Describe Edwin Hubble’s classification scheme for galaxy types. You should describe four different types and the unique characteristics of each type.Essay 2: How is the Hubble constant determined and how does it offer proof of the Big Bang billions of years ago?