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Teaching Astronomy Using Tracker 

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.

Journal article available from http://scitation.aip.org/tpt/

Published March 1, 2013
Last Modified September 22, 2013

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