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Observation Exercises in Astronomy

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ISBN-10: 0321638123

ISBN-13: 9780321638120

Edition: 2011

Authors: Lauren Jones

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Observation Exercises in Astronomyis a lab manual containing a series of astronomy exercises that integrates technology from planetarium software such as SkyGazer, StarryNight Pro, Stellarium, WorldWide Telescope, and GoogleSky. Each exercise is designed to engage you in a different aspect of the scientific process.
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Book details

List price: $55.20
Copyright year: 2011
Publisher: Benjamin-Cummings Publishing Company
Publication date: 7/8/2010
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 120
Size: 8.25" wide x 10.50" long x 0.25" tall
Weight: 0.638
Language: English

Instructional Introduction
Moon Phases and Scientific Models
Motions in the Night Sky and the Celestial Sphere
The Sun through the Seasons
Mars' Motion and Models of the Solar System
How did Galileo go blind? Or, It's the Data, Stupid!
What's an Astronomical Unit?
How do we know the mass of Jupiter, anyway?
What Are Stars Made Of?
Inferring Physical Properties
Reading the Stars
What is the Milky Way Made Of?
Where in the Milky Way Are We?
How Close is Our Nearest Neighbor?
The Galaxy Zoo
Our Expanding Universe