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Measurement of the Sidereal Day with Tracker Feature Summary

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Featured Tracker Packages
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Measurement of the Sidereal Day with Tracker
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The Measurement of the Sidereal Day with Tracker Lab uses the Tracker video analysis tool to measure and analyze the motion stars near Polaris (the North Celestial Pole) to determine the length of the sidereal day.  This exercise uses 13 still images taken 10 minutes apart of the night sky near Polaris.
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