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Leavitt's Cepheid Variables  [ Computer Program ]
  
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T. Timberlake
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The Leavitt's Cepheid Variables Model allows the user to explore the relationship between period and apparent magnitude for Cepheid variables in the Magellanic Clouds, first…
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…
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…
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…
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…
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…
Exoplanet Detection: Radial Velocity Method  [ Computer Program ]
  
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M. Belloni
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The Exoplanet Detection: 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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