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B2907 Contemporary Activities In Astronomy US$69.95

by Darrel B. Hoff and Jeffrey Wilkerson

The result of over 30 years of work developing astronomy activities based on data from the real world of astronomy, this comprehensive manual links the astronomy lab to modern technology (e.g.,electronic cameras and CCD equipment. A very basic listing of content:

Part 1 The Sky And Tools To Study It – Observing exercises, moon, sun, planets, measuring and plotting.

Part 2 Measuring in the Solar System – Angles and Parallax, Kirchoff’s Laws and Spectroscopy, etc.

Part 3 Stars and Galaxies – Proper motion of a star, Distances to objects, HR Diagram, etc. Appendices: Suggestions for writing lab reports, handling data, equipment notes, Star fi nder parts, graph paper. 8-1/2 x 11 format, 3-hole punched pages, 233 pages plus appendices.

This product was added to our catalog on Monday 08 May, 2006.
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