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How many Christians believe in the signs of the stars or heaven or astrology

True Christians do not believe in Astrology. .

An air mass gets its characteristic properties from an area known as the

Air masses get properties of the surface beneath them from areas known as source regions. Individual regions span several million square miles in size.

Stellar distances are usually expressed in what units

Stellar distances are measured in light-years, which is the average distance between the Earth and the Sun.

What is a stationary front a warm front a cold front and an occluded front
  • A stationary front marks the boundary between a warm air mass and a cold air mass where neither air mass advances or retreats.
  • A warm front is a boundary where the cooler air mass retreats and the warmer air mass advances.
  • A cold front is where the cooler air mass advances, forming the warmer air mass up.
  • An occluded front is where a cold front has caught up with a warm front, forcing the entire warm air mass up.
The eye of a hurricane has the

Least amount of energy

What type of front forms when the surface position of the front does not move

stationary

Which type of air mass originates in northern Canada

cT

What kind of front is created when a cold front overtakes a warm front

It's an occluded front.
occluded front.
When a cold front overtakes a warm front, the warm air mass is lifted entirely off the ground and an occluded front forms.
This is an occluded front.
An occluded front occurs

Hurricanes produce sustained winds of at least

Hurricanes produce sustained winds of at least 74 mph (119 km/h).

What type of front is shown with triangular points on one side on a weather map

Cold

The suns surface has a grainy texture produced by numerous bright markings called

granules

Which air masses influence much of the weather in north America especially east of the rocky mountains

maritime tropical and continental polar

Why can radio telescopes be used 24 hours a day

Radio signals are not overpowered by daytime sunlight as are optical signals, thus 24 hour operation.

An air mass is a large body of air with uniform temperature and

temperature humidity and pressure

What is the surface temperature of the sun is nearly

6000 k

How does the burning of fossil fuels increase the greenhouse effect

by releasing carbon dioxide into the atmosphere

Which is considered a boundary between two different fronts

both warm and cold front

What forms where warm air moves toward cold air

A warm front forms.

What do white dwarfs and neutron stars have in common

Both white dwarfs and neutron stars are extremely dense remnants of the collapsed cores of dead stars.

Which climate experiences seasonal periods of perpetual night

The arctic and antarctic. Actually, if you're right at the arctic circle, you won't really experience perpetual dark; it'll still be dusky light for an hour or so even a couple of degrees or more north of the arctic circle.

If you are in Antarctica at all, then your June and part of July are going to be pretty dark.
Polar

Thunderstorms form when warm humid air rises in

unstable environment

What is the shape of a middle-latitude cyclone

Mid-latitude cyclones are typically comma-shaped.

The magnification of a telescope can be modified by changing the

The eyepiece

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