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In this activity students find a number of Cepheid variables in the galaxy M100. They then use their periods, average apparent magnitudes, and the Period-Luminosity relationships to…
  
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Publisher: Sloan Digital Sky Survey
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This section of the Sloan Digital Sky Survey's website provides an excellent explanation of how Astronomers are able to use red-shift to explain the expansion of the universe. An…
  
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This laboratory manual provides student activities and observations for a college-level general astronomy courses. Topics covered include naked-eye astronomy, spectroscopy, distance…
  
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University of Oregon Physics Department
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Here students will have an opportunity to measure redshifts for several galaxies using a set of common spectral lines here. While the spectra that students will be using have many…
  
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This website presents, in textbook format, the structure of the universe from atoms to galactic superclusters, images and discussions of what we can (and have) observed in the…
Parallax 
  
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D. Stern
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This web page outlines the math and applications of parallax. Parallax is the shift in the apparent direction to an object when it is viewed from two separated locations. It allows…
  
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R. Pogge
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This movie demonstrates trigonometric parallax. The top half of each frame shows the appearance of a star in the sky as seen from the Earth, and the bottom half shows a fixed view…
  
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The text is on the classical doppler effect, the relativistic doppler effect, aberration, and the transverse doppler effect. It also discusses wave fronts, first-order and second…
  
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T. Herter
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This page contains four interactive simulations on stellar astronomy. The first simulation, Stellar Parallax, shows how parallax varies with stellar distance. The second simulation,…
Stellar Parallax and Aberration Package  [ Computer Program ]
  
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The Stellar Parallax and Aberration Launcher package is a self-contained file for teaching the concepts of parallax and aberration of light as they apply to astronomy. The file…
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