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written by Mario Belloni, Wolfgang Christian, and Douglas Brown
The paper Teaching Astronomy Using Tracker  describes two new video analysis experiments for the teaching of astronomy made possible by Tracker, a free, open-source video analysis tool.  In this paper we describe how to use Tracker to determine the sidereal day and the solar rotation rate from series of still astrophotographs.

Materials asociated with this article can be found on ComPADRE at: Measurement of the Sidereal Day with Tracker and Measurement of the Solar Rotation Rat with Tracker.

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The Physics Teacher: Volume 51, Issue 3, Pages 149-151
Subjects Levels Resource Types
Astronomy
- Astronomy Education
= Curricula
- Fundamentals
= Night Sky
- The Sun
= Space Weather
Education Practices
- Active Learning
= Modeling
- Curriculum Development
= Laboratory
General Physics
- Curriculum
- General
- Lower Undergraduate
- High School
- Instructional Material
= Best practice
= Curriculum support
= Instructor Guide/Manual
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© 2013 Mario Belloni, Wolfgang Christian, and Douglas Brown
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01.50.F-
01.50.My
96.60.qd
97.00.00
Keywords:
Open Source Physics, Tracker, astronomy, modeling, osp, sidereal, solar, sunspots, video analysis
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M. Belloni, W. Christian, and D. Brown, Phys. Teach. 51 (3), 149 (2013), WWW Document, (http://www.compadre.org/Repository/document/ServeFile.cfm?ID=13019&DocID=3585).
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M. Belloni, W. Christian, and D. Brown, Teaching Astronomy Using Tracker, Phys. Teach. 51 (3), 149 (2013), <http://www.compadre.org/Repository/document/ServeFile.cfm?ID=13019&DocID=3585>.
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Belloni, M., Christian, W., & Brown, D. (2013, March 1). Teaching Astronomy Using Tracker. Phys. Teach., 51(3), 149-151. Retrieved December 18, 2014, from http://www.compadre.org/Repository/document/ServeFile.cfm?ID=13019&DocID=3585
Chicago Format
Belloni, M, W. Christian, and D. Brown. "Teaching Astronomy Using Tracker." Phys. Teach. 51, no. 3, (March 1, 2013): 149-151, http://www.compadre.org/Repository/document/ServeFile.cfm?ID=13019&DocID=3585 (accessed 18 December 2014).
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Belloni, Mario, Wolfgang Christian, and Douglas Brown. "Teaching Astronomy Using Tracker." Phys. Teach. 51.3 (2013): 149-151. 18 Dec. 2014 <http://www.compadre.org/Repository/document/ServeFile.cfm?ID=13019&DocID=3585>.
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References Measurement of the Sidereal Day with Tracker

The TPT paper, Teaching Astronomy with Tracker, describes the exercises shown in Measurement of the Sidereal Day with Tracker.

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References Measurement of the Solar Rotation Rate with Tracker

The TPT paper, Teaching Astronomy using Tracker, describes the exercises in Measurement of the Solar Rotation Rate with Tracker.

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