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 #28: The Moving Stars
  • Proper motion and distance
  • Doppler shift and radial velocity
  • Space velocity
  • Proper motion analysis on a photograph
  • Proper motion of stars in Ursa Major
  • Galaxy rotation using radial velocity and proper motion
Other Stars & Galaxies Modules:
#26| #27| #29| #30| #31| #32| #33| #34| #35

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