This tutorial describes how the distance to the stars was determined, and embeds a set of activities highlighting astrometry. It begins with the first attempt made by Aristarchus and ends with the results of the Hipparcos Satellite.
%0 Electronic Source %A Tung, Brian %D 1999 %T Double Vision: How we learned the distance to the stars %V 2014 %N 1 October 2014 %9 text/html %U http://www.astronomycorner.net/games/parallax.html
Disclaimer: ComPADRE offers citation styles as a guide only. We cannot offer interpretations about citations as this is an automated procedure. Please refer to the style manuals in the Citation Source Information area for clarifications.