A brief description of the concepts is provided in each box. Many questions utilize charts, diagrams, photographs and data included in the module. In most questions students are expected to reach conclusions based on the figures and data.

Graphic from Module. Click for Larger View. Stars & Galaxies (ATPI)
Investigation #27: Stellar Parallax-Measuring the Distance to Stars
  • Parallax calculations
  • Analysis of simulated (B&W) parallax photographs
  • Laboratory based parallax exercise
  • Conceptual questions exploring distance and baseline effects on parallax
  • Line of sight influence on parallax annual shift
Other Stars & Galaxies Modules:
#26| #28| #29| #30| #31| #32| #33| #34| #35

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