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Exoplanet Detection: Radial Velocity Method  [ Computer Program ]
  
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M. Belloni
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The Exoplanet Detection: The Radial Velocity Method model simulates the detection of exoplanets by using the radial velocity method and the Doppler effect. In this simulation the…
  
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M. Masetti; Publisher: Goddard Space Flight Center
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This website gives an impression of the size of our Universe, starting with the Earth and increasing scale until it reaches the scale of the visible universe. The user can view and…
  
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B. Bryson
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A cosmic journey in 42 steps of powers of ten starting with quarks (10^-14 meters) and ending with 'near the limit of our knowledge' (10^25 meters).
Astronomical Parallax 2D  [ Computer Program ]
  
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T. Timberlake
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The Astronomical Parallax 2D Model illustrates the phenomenon of parallax in astronomy. Parallax is the apparent displacement of an object relative to the background that is caused…
Astronomical Parallax 3D  [ Computer Program ]
  
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T. Timberlake
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This Astronomical Parallax 3D Model illustrates the phenomenon of annual stellar parallax in astronomy. Parallax is the apparent displacement of an object relative to the background…
Parallactic Proper Motion  [ Computer Program ]
  
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T. Timberlake
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The EJS Parallactic Proper Motion Model illustrates the phenomenon known as parallactic proper motion. Proper motion refers to the progressive (non-oscillatory) apparent motion of a…
Herschel's Star Gages  [ Computer Program ]
  
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T. Timberlake
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The EJS Herschel's Star Gages Model illustrates William Herschel's methods of "star gages" by which he attempted to map out the shape of our galaxy in 1785. Herschel's star gages…
Stellar Parallax and Aberration Package  [ Computer Program ]
  
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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…
  
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J. Calvert
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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…
Exoplanet Detection JS: Radial Velocity Method  [ Computer Program ]
  
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M. Belloni
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The Exoplanet Detection JS: The Radial Velocity Method model simulates the detection of exoplanets by using the radial velocity method and the Doppler effect. In this simulation the…
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