Elementary Astronomy Laboratory Activities
These activities for an Elementary Astronomy Lab are used in classes on campus at the University of Louisville and are being updated to match those made available to our mentored versions for labs that are offered online as part of our Distance Education program.
If you are enrolled in Physics and Astronomy 108-50, the Distance Education online class, please see your class website here. If you are in a section usually taught on campus, check your Blackboard class page for instructions and recent content.
The lab versions below are for archival use and have not been updated for the current term.
Travel to Mars, Jupiter, Saturn, and Uranus (immersive visualization)
Survey galaxies in the universe (immersive visualization)
Observing planets and the Moon with a telescope (live remote or with the telescope on the roof)
Explore Mars (may use immersive visualiztion)
Brightnesses and colors of stars in Messier 34