Astronomy Lab 101

Spring 2016 

 

Note: Schedule is subject to change without notice

Week Date Experiment Title Reading/ObservationAssignment
1 Jan 26-29 1(I-II) NAAP Lab: The Rotating Sky

The Rotating Sky Student Guide

 

2 Feb 02-05 1(III-V)

NAAP Lab: The Rotating Sky

The Rotating Sky Student Guide

 

3

Feb 09-12

2

NAAP Lab: Motions of the Sun

Paths of the Sun Guide

 

4 Feb 16-19 3

NAAP Lab: Basic Coordinates and Seasons

Basic Coordinates and Seasons Student Guide

Motion of the Sun Take Home Lab  

Sunrise/Sunset times in Fullerton

5 Feb 23-26 4

 NAAP Lab: Lunar Phases

 

Lunar Phase Guide

Motion of the Moon Take Home Lab

Moonrise/Moonset time and Phases in Fullerton

 

 

6 Mar 01-04 5 NAAP Lab: Solar System Models

Basic Solar System Models Student Guide

 

7 Mar 08-11 6

NAAP Lab: Planetary Orbits

Planetary Orbit Simulator Guide
8 Mar 15-18 7

Stellarium -The mass of Jupiter

Stellarium
9 Mar 22-25 8

Motion of the Sun Take Home Lab 

Motion of the Moon Take Home Lab

Sunrise/Sunset times in Fullerton

Moonrise/Moonset time and Phases in Fullerton

10 Mar 29- Apr 1 **

SPRING BREAK

 
11 Apr 05-08 9

Nature of Light Spectra

 

12 Apr 12-15 10 Build Your Own Telescope Telescope Properties Handout
13 Apr 19-22 11

The Sun

SoHO Movie Gallery

Select one the top two "large" videos

SoHO Movie Theater

Select LASCO C2 and set start date 

2010-12-12

GONG Latest Images

GONG H-Alpha

NASA SoHO

14 Apr 26-29 12

 

NAAP Lab: Hertzsprung-Russell Diagram

 

HR Diagram Student Guide

15 May 03-06 13

UW Hubble's law from Spectra data

 

16 May 10-13 **

 

Make Up lab/Review