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[http://prancer.physics.louisville.edu/astrowiki/index.php/Watch_the_Sky Watch the Sky (Planetarium)]
 
[http://prancer.physics.louisville.edu/astrowiki/index.php/Watch_the_Sky Watch the Sky (Planetarium)]
  
[http://prancer.physics.louisville.edu/astrowiki/index.php/Identify_Constellations Identify Constellations (Planetarium)]
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[http://prancer.physics.louisville.edu/astrowiki/index.php/Identify_Constellations Identify Constellations ]
  
[http://prancer.physics.louisville.edu/astrowiki/index.php/Night_Sky Night Sky Using Stellarium (alternative to the Planetarium)]  
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[http://prancer.physics.louisville.edu/astrowiki/index.php/Night_Sky Night Sky Tonight Using Stellarium (immersive visualization)]  
  
 
[http://prancer.physics.louisville.edu/astrowiki/index.php/The_Earth_Rotates The Earth Rotates]
 
[http://prancer.physics.louisville.edu/astrowiki/index.php/The_Earth_Rotates The Earth Rotates]
  
Explore the solar system using 3-D visualization (new in Spring 2013)
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Explore the solar system (immersive visualization)
  
 
[http://prancer.physics.louisville.edu/astrowiki/index.php/Our_Dynamic_Sun Our Dynamic Sun]
 
[http://prancer.physics.louisville.edu/astrowiki/index.php/Our_Dynamic_Sun Our Dynamic Sun]
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[http://prancer.physics.louisville.edu/astrowiki/index.php/Variable_Stars_in_Messier_3 Variable Stars in Messier 3]
 
[http://prancer.physics.louisville.edu/astrowiki/index.php/Variable_Stars_in_Messier_3 Variable Stars in Messier 3]
  
[http://prancer.physics.louisville.edu/astrowiki/index.php/Survey_Galaxies_in_Virgo Survey Galaxies in Virgo using 3-D visualization]
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[http://prancer.physics.louisville.edu/astrowiki/index.php/Survey_Galaxies_in_Virgo Survey Galaxies in Virgo (immersive visualization]
  
 
[http://prancer.physics.louisville.edu/astrowiki/index.php/Measure_a_Nearby_Supernova Measure a Nearby Supernova]
 
[http://prancer.physics.louisville.edu/astrowiki/index.php/Measure_a_Nearby_Supernova Measure a Nearby Supernova]
  
 
[http://prancer.physics.louisville.edu/astrowiki/index.php/Track_Cosmic_Rays_in_a_Cloud_Chamber Track Cosmic Rays in a Cloud Chamber]
 
[http://prancer.physics.louisville.edu/astrowiki/index.php/Track_Cosmic_Rays_in_a_Cloud_Chamber Track Cosmic Rays in a Cloud Chamber]

Revision as of 17:54, 30 August 2013

These activities for an Elementary Astronomy Lab are used in classes on campus at the University of Louisville. The current course requirements and schedule are in the class syllabus. Click the links below for more information on each acctivity 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 (Planetarium)

Identify Constellations

Night Sky Tonight Using Stellarium (immersive visualization)

The Earth Rotates

Explore the solar system (immersive visualization)

Our Dynamic Sun

Light and Telescopes

Experiment with CCD Camera Images

Use a CCD Camera

Spectra

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 (immersive visualization

Measure a Nearby Supernova

Track Cosmic Rays in a Cloud Chamber