Astronomy Lab 101

Spring 2019

 

Note: Schedule is subject to change without notice

Week Week of Experiment Title Reading/ObservationAssignment
1 Jan 21- Jan 25 1(I-II)

NAAP Lab: The Rotating Sky

Monday Jan 21st No Lab (CAMPUS CLOSED-Martin Luther Jr. Day)

The Rotating Sky Student Guide

2 Jan 28 - Feb 1 1(III-V)

NAAP Lab: The Rotating Sky

Monday Lab will work on Experiment 1(I-II) rest will work on Experiment 1 (III-V)

The Rotating Sky Student Guide 
2 Feb 4- Feb 8 2

NAAP Lab: The Rotating Sky

Monday Lab Will Work on The Rotating Sky (III-V) rest will work on 

NAAP Lab: Motions of the Sun

The Rotating Sky Student Guide 

Paths of the Sun Guide

Motion of the Sun Take Home Lab  

Sunrise/Sunset times in Fullerton

3

Feb 11-Feb 15

3

NAAP Lab: Motions of the Sun (Monday Lab)

NAAP Lab: Basic Coordinates and Seasons

(Tuesday to Thursday)

Friday Feb 15th  No Lab (CAMPUS CLOSED-President's Day)

Paths of the Sun Guide

Motion of the Sun Take Home Lab  

Sunrise/Sunset times in Fullerton

Basic Coordinates and Seasons

Student Guide

Motion of the Moon Take Home Lab

Moonrise/Moonset time and Phases in Fullerton

4 Feb 18- 22 3

NAAP Lab: Basic Coordinates and Seasons (Monday and Friday Lab)

(Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday No Lab)

Basic Coordinates and Seasons

Student Guide

Motion of the Moon Take Home Lab

Moonrise/Moonset time and Phases in Fullerton

6 Feb 25- Mar 1 4  NAAP Lab: Lunar Phases

Lunar Phase

7 Mar 4- 8 5

NAAP Lab: Solar System Models

Basic Solar System Models Student Guide
8 Mar 11-15 6

NAAP Lab: Planetary Orbits

Planetary Orbit Simulator Student Guide
9 Mar 18-22 7

Stellarium -The mass of Jupiter

Stellarium

10 Mar 25- 29 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

11 Apr 1-5 **

SPRING BREAK

 

12 Apr 8-12 9 Nature of Light Spectra  
13 Apr 15-19 10

Build Your Own Telescope

Telescope Properties Handout

14 Apr 22-26 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

15 Apr 29- May 3 12

NAAP Lab: Hertzsprung-Russell Diagram

 

HR Diagram Student Guide

16 May 6- 10 13

 

UW Hubble's law from Spectra data

 

 

 

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