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Celestial Sphere with Analemma JS Model  [ Computer Program ]
  
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T. Timberlake and W. Christian
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The Celestial Sphere and Analemma JavaScript Model simulates the Two Sphere Universe theory of the Ancient Greeks. This theory supposes the stars to be fixed on the surface of a…
Solar and Lunar Eclipse JS Model  [ Computer Program ]
  
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W. Christian, T. Timberlake, and M. Belloni
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The Solar and Lunar Eclipse JavaScript Model simulates the occurrences of solar and lunar eclipses. Moon's orbital inclination of 5.145 degrees with respect to the ecliptic (the…
Star Motion on the Horizon JS Package  [ Computer Program ]
  
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M. Belloni and K. Thompson
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The Star Motion on the Horizon JS Package displays how the appearance and motion of the stars near and around the northern, southern, eastern, and western horizon change over the…
General Relativity Orbits JS  [ Computer Program ]
  
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S. Tuleja, E. Taylor, W. Christian, and R. Hanson
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The General Relativity Orbits JavaScript simulation in intended to be used to accompany the text written by Edwin F. Taylor, John A. Wheeler, and Edmund Bertschinger, Exploring Black…
Stellar Aberration 2D  [ Computer Program ]
  
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T. Timberlake
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The Stellar Aberration 2D Model illustrates the phenomenon known as the aberration of starlight, first reported by James Bradley in 1729. Aberration occurs because light has a finite…
Stellar Aberration 3D  [ Computer Program ]
  
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T. Timberlake
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The Stellar Aberration 3D Model illustrates the phenomenon known as the aberration of starlight, first reported by James Bradley in 1729. Aberration occurs because light has a finite…
Measurement of the Sidereal Day with Tracker  [ Computer Program ]
  
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M. Belloni
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The Measurement of the Sidereal Day with Tracker Lab uses the Tracker video analysis tool to measure and analyze the motion stars near Polaris (the North Celestial Pole) to determine…
  
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M. Belloni
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M. Belloni, Fall Meeting of the North Carolina Section of the American Association of Physics Teachers, 18 (2011).
This talk describes how we use the Tracker video analysis and modeling program to analyze still images. We have used a group of still 30-second images taken 9 ½ minutes apart (for 10…
Gravitational Lensing Model  [ Computer Program ]
  
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M. Sancho
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The Gravitational Lensing model simulates the result of the deflection of photons as they pass through the warped space-time of a gravitational field of stars, clusters of galaxies…
Tracker Video Analysis: Angry Birds in Space  [ Computer Program ]
  
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R. Allain
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What type of force is exerted on Angry Birds in Space? The two Tracker video analyses in this item explore the physics behind the game. Each of the trz files contains an Angry Birds…
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