NEW! Astronomy Projects for Amateurs, Educators & Students

Project 03: Night Sky Project

This project teaches use of a star atlas (e.g., Trained Sky Star Atlas) to find stars in the sky & also to observe the rising and settings of stars, to see stars actually move! Lecture notes cover the origin of the human coordinate system, nomenclature, relationship to celestial coordinate system, etc...

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Download Lecture Notes

Download Altitudes & Azimuths Project

Download Rise & Set Project