Week 8

Fall Break on Monday and Tuesday

Read: Re-ordering the heavenly spheres (Chap. 13)
Quiz: None.

Homework exercises: Racetrack analogy (Ex. 13.1), Copernican worldview (Ex. 13.3)

Laboratory exercises: Fall break; no lab on Monday. Each group must demonstrate how to set up and polar align the telescope by the end of week 9. Also, be sure to be keep up with your Planetary and Lunar observations. You should have at least two weeks weeks of planetary observations done by the end of the week!

Re-ording the celestial spheres (1 video):

Celestial physics (no videos yet…):
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