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written by Ana Larson
This series of web-based exercises takes students on an interactive tour measuring cosmic distances. The exercises systematically steps out in scale from the familiar world of everyday objects to larger and larger astronomical scales, ultimately exploring the expansion rate of the universe.  Links to other resources on the web are included.
Subjects Levels Resource Types
Astronomy
- Cosmic Time and Distance
= Distance Scales
= Parallax
- Lower Undergraduate
- Instructional Material
= Activity
= Laboratory
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February 8, 2009 by Lyle Barbato
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A. Larson, (2003), WWW Document, (http://www.astro.washington.edu/courses/labs/Distance_Ladder.html).
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A. Larson, The Cosmic Distance Scale, (2003), <http://www.astro.washington.edu/courses/labs/Distance_Ladder.html>.
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Larson, A. (2003). The Cosmic Distance Scale. Retrieved October 25, 2014, from http://www.astro.washington.edu/courses/labs/Distance_Ladder.html
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Larson, Ana. The Cosmic Distance Scale. 2003. http://www.astro.washington.edu/courses/labs/Distance_Ladder.html (accessed 25 October 2014).
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Larson, Ana. The Cosmic Distance Scale. 2003. 25 Oct. 2014 <http://www.astro.washington.edu/courses/labs/Distance_Ladder.html>.
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