Week 12

Read: Measuring astronomical distances (Chap. 22)
Quiz: Monday. Covers both Leavitt and Slipher's work.

Homework exercises: Astronomical distance: stellar parallax (Ex. 22.1), Astronomical distance: apparent magnitude (Ex. 22.2)

Laboratory exercises: Spectroscopy Lab (Ex. 22.2). Keep up with your Jupiter, Planetary and lunar observations. Lunar observations due by the end of next week!

Measuring astronomical distances (1 video; no sound)

Intro. to Astronomy