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Most of them also have similar mentored versions for labs that are  offered [http://prancer.physics.louisville.edu/moodle on-line] as part of our Distance Education program.
 
Most of them also have similar mentored versions for labs that are  offered [http://prancer.physics.louisville.edu/moodle on-line] as part of our Distance Education program.
  
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[http://prancer.physics.louisville.edu/astrowiki/index.php/Identify_Constellations Identify Constellations ]
  
 
[http://prancer.physics.louisville.edu/astrowiki/index.php/Watch_the_Sky Watch the Sky (Planetarium -- Week of October 29, 30, 31)]
 
[http://prancer.physics.louisville.edu/astrowiki/index.php/Watch_the_Sky Watch the Sky (Planetarium -- Week of October 29, 30, 31)]
  
[http://prancer.physics.louisville.edu/astrowiki/index.php/Identify_Constellations Identify Constellations ]
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[http://prancer.physics.louisville.edu/astrowiki/index.php/The_Earth_Rotates The Earth Rotates]
  
 
[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/Night_Sky Night Sky Tonight Using Stellarium (immersive visualization)]  
  
[http://prancer.physics.louisville.edu/astrowiki/index.php/The_Earth_Rotates The Earth Rotates]
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Travel to Mars, Jupiter, Saturn, and Uranus (immersive visualization)
  
Explore the solar system (immersive 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/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/Follow_Proxima_Centauri Follow Proxima Centauri]
 
[http://prancer.physics.louisville.edu/astrowiki/index.php/Follow_Proxima_Centauri Follow Proxima Centauri]
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Brightnesses and colors of stars in Messier 34
  
 
[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 (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 17:01, 2 September 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 mentored versions for labs that are offered on-line as part of our Distance Education program.


Identify Constellations

Watch the Sky (Planetarium -- Week of October 29, 30, 31)

The Earth Rotates

Night Sky Tonight Using Stellarium (immersive visualization)

Travel to Mars, Jupiter, Saturn, and Uranus (immersive visualization)

Survey Galaxies in Virgo (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

Brightnesses and colors of stars in Messier 34

Variable Stars in Messier 3

Measure a Nearby Supernova

Track Cosmic Rays in a Cloud Chamber