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100
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L. Marschall, G. Snyder, P. Cooper, M. Hayden, and R. Good
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This lab illustrates how HR diagrams of star clusters are used to determine the distances and ages of the clusters. Students use real photometric data, star positions, and data…
  
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100
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L. Marschall, G. Snyder, P. Cooper, M. Hayden, and R. Good
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This lab is designed to familiarize students with the technique of photoelectric filter photometry and counting statistics. The software for this exercise puts students in control of…
  
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100
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L. Marschall, G. Snyder, P. Cooper, M. Hayden, and R. Good
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The purpose of this lab is to illustrate the measurement of the mass of a planet using Kepler's third law. The software provides a view of Jupiter at four magnifications, along with…
  
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100
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L. Marschall, G. Snyder, P. Cooper, M. Hayden, and R. Good
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This exercise incorporates software designed to find asteroids using digital images of the sky taken at different times, along with software designed to measure the precise positions…
  
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100
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J. Evans
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This is a traditional course website for teaching introductory astronomy to non-science majors. Topics that include: earth/sky relations, historical astronomy, celestial mechanics,…
  
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L. Marschall, G. Snyder, P. Cooper, M. Hayden, and R. Good
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The software for this exercise presents students with a radio telescope they can point at a source in the sky, viewing the output of the radio receiver on a graphic display that…
  
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100
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D. Stern
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This is the first of three linked web pages. The one listed introduces the concept of mass and the question of how it may be measured without recourse to gravity, e.g. in the…
  
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D. Stern
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An algebra-based overview of elementary and pre-telescope astronomy. Topics covered include sundials, seasons, calendars, precession, shape and rotation of Earth, Greek astronomy,…
Stellar Parallax and Aberration Package  [ Computer Program ]
  
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100
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T. Timberlake
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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…
  
Match Score:
100
Byline:
L. Marschall, G. Snyder, P. Cooper, M. Hayden, and R. Good
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Project CLEA develops laboratory exercises that illustrate modern astronomical techniques using a virtual observatory, digital data and color images. Each CLEA laboratory exercise…