Difference between revisions of "Elementary Astronomy Laboratory Activities"

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[ Follow Proxima Centauri]
[ Follow Proxima Centauri]
Determine the distance to a globular star cluster
[ Variable Stars in Messier 3]
[ Survey Galaxies in Virgo]
[ Survey Galaxies in Virgo]

Revision as of 18:58, 9 April 2012

These activities for an Elementary Astronomy Lab are used in classes on campus at the University of Louisville. Click the links below for more information on each one where available. Most of them also have similar versions for labs that are offered on-line as part of our Distance Education program.

Watch the Sky

Identify Constellations

The Earth Rotates

Our Dynamic Sun


Light and Telescopes

Experiment with CCD Camera Images

Use a CCD Camera

Use a Remote Telescope: Requests and Results

Explore Mars

Observe Satellites of Jupiter and Saturn

Follow Proxima Centauri

Variable Stars in Messier 3

Survey Galaxies in Virgo

Measure a Nearby Supernova

Track Cosmic Rays in a Cloud Chamber