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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.
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© 1999 Brian Tung
Keywords:
distance, greek, parallax, size
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Metadata instance created March 19, 2004 by Kara Lehman
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February 18, 2009 by Lyle Barbato
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B. Tung, (1999), WWW Document, (http://www.astronomycorner.net/games/parallax.html).
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B. Tung, Double Vision: How we learned the distance to the stars, (1999), <http://www.astronomycorner.net/games/parallax.html>.
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Tung, B. (1999). Double Vision: How we learned the distance to the stars. Retrieved October 21, 2014, from http://www.astronomycorner.net/games/parallax.html
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Tung, Brian. Double Vision: How we learned the distance to the stars. 1999. http://www.astronomycorner.net/games/parallax.html (accessed 21 October 2014).
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Tung, Brian. Double Vision: How we learned the distance to the stars. 1999. 21 Oct. 2014 <http://www.astronomycorner.net/games/parallax.html>.
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