PHYS 104: Astronomy

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PHYS 104 Astronomy

Lab 3: The Moon and the Seasons

  1. Moon Phases
  2. Lunar Phases
  3. Lunar Phases Web Tool
  4. Seasons
  5. Applet: Seasons
  6. The Sun's Path
  7. The Motion of the Earth Around the Sun
  8. There is also a new set of WebWork problems.

Lab 4: Motion of the Planets

  1. Ptolemy's Model
  2. Epicycles and Deferents
  3. Jupiter
  4. Demonstrating a Geocentric Model
  5. Demonstrating a Heliocentric Model
  6. Retrograde-O-Matic 2000
  7. Retrograde Motion of Mars and Venus
  8. Planetary Motion
  9. Ptolemy's Epicycles heliocentric, geocentric, and sky
  10. Stellar Parallax
  11. There is also a new set of WebWork problems.

Lab 5: Kepler's Laws

Lab 6: Light and Wein's Law

Lab 7: Telescopes

Lab 8: Patterns in the Solar System

Lab 9: Planet Temperatures

Lab 10: Photoelectric Photometry of the Pleiades

  • Install the software on your computer from the shares drive S:kcline\AS 102\VIREO.exe  When it asks what to do with the file, click Run, then go through the process of installing it on your computer. Then from the Programs menu select, CLEA VIREO.
  • There is also a new set of WebWork problems.

Lab 11: The Classification of Stellar Spectra

  • Install the Stellar Spectra Lab. When it asks what to do with the file, click Open, then go through the process of installing it on your computer. Then from the Programs menu select, CLEA Exercises, and Stellar Spectra.
  • There is also a new set of WebWork problems.

Lab 12: Studying the Stars

Lab 13: Hubble's Law

  • Lab is on a handout.
  • No WebWork!

Lab: Exploring the HR Diagram

Lab: The Revolution of the Moons of Jupiter

  • Install the Jupiter Lab. When it asks what to do with the file, click Open, then go through the process of installing it on your computer. Then from the Programs menu select, CLEA Exercises, and Jupiter Moons.

Lab XX: Radio Astronomy of Pulsars

  • Install the Pulsar Lab. When it asks what to do with the file, click Open, then go through the process of installing it on your computer. Then from the Programs menu select, CLEA Exercises, and Pulsar Lab.

Lab XX: The Hubble Redshift Distance Relation

  • Install the Hubble Lab. When it asks what to do with the file, click Open, then go through the process of installing it on your computer. Then from the Programs menu select, CLEA Exercises, and Hubble Redshift.