Astronomy Lab 101

Spring 2018

 

Note: Schedule is subject to change without notice

Week Week of Experiment Title Reading/ObservationAssignment
1 Jan 22 1(I-II) NAAP Lab: The Rotating Sky

The Rotating Sky Student Guide

2 Jan 29 1(III-V)

NAAP Lab: The Rotating Sky

The Rotating Sky Student Guide 

3

Feb 5

2

NAAP Lab: Motions of the Sun

Paths of the Sun Guide

Motion of the Sun Take Home Lab  

Sunrise/Sunset times in Fullerton

4 Feb 12 3

NAAP Lab: Basic Coordinates and Seasons

Basic Coordinates and Seasons

Student Guide

Motion of the Moon Take Home Lab

Moonrise/Moonset time and Phases in Fullerton

5 Feb 19 **

PRESIDENTS' DAY

 

 

6 Feb 26 4  NAAP Lab: Lunar Phases

Lunar Phase

7 Mar 5 5

NAAP Lab: Solar System Models

Basic Solar System Models Student Guide
8 Mar 12 6

NAAP Lab: Planetary Orbits

Planetary Orbit Simulator Student Guide
9 Mar 19 7

Stellarium -The mass of Jupiter

Stellarium

10 Mar 26 **

SPRING BREAK

 
11 Apr 2 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

12 Apr 9 9 Nature of Light Spectra  
13 Apr 16 10

Build Your Own Telescope

Telescope Properties Handout

14 Apr 23 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 30 12

NAAP Lab: Hertzsprung-Russell Diagram

 

HR Diagram Student Guide

16 May 7 13

 

UW Hubble's law from Spectra data

 

 

 

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