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This website's main objective is to instruct the user on the phenomenon of Occulations. It starts off by explaining what an occulation is and giving examples of it: eclipses, transits, etc. The importance of occulations is then explained by three main phenomena: occulations by the Moon, occulations by asteroids and binary star occulation. In all of these cases the main obective of study are sizes and shapes of the interacting objects. A calendar and a table of occulations are provided for different objects, along with a resource list.

Subjects:

  • Education > General

Education Levels:

  • Grade 1
  • Grade 6
  • Grade 8
  • Grade 9

Keywords:

Informal Education,Education,NSDL,Fundamentals,occulation,Undergraduate (Lower Division),Celestial Mechanics,Higher Education,High School,NSDL_SetSpec_439869,Space Science,Vocational/Professional Development Education,oai:nsdl.org:2200/20070402190027982T,eclipses,Astronomy,Technology

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English

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Public - Available to anyone

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