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published by David Weiller
This website's main objective is to instruct the user on the phenomenon of Occulations. It starts off by explaining what an occulation is and giving examples of it: eclipses, transits, etc. The importance of occulations is then explained by three main phenomena: occulations by the Moon, occulations by asteroids and binary star occulation. In all of these cases the main obective of study are sizes and shapes of the interacting objects. A calendar and a table of occulations are provided for different objects, along with a resource list.
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- Fundamentals
= Celestial Mechanics
- Lower Undergraduate
- High School
- Instructional Material
= Instructor Guide/Manual
- Reference Material
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- Educators
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eclipses, occulation
Record Creator:
Metadata instance created October 27, 2006 by david weiller
Record Updated:
March 20, 2007 by Chris Irwin
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August 20, 2006
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