This tutorial talks about how the distance to the stars was determined. It begins with the first attempt made by Aristarchus and the subsequent wrong answers until final understanding was reached by the scientific community.
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Keywords:Space Science,distance,Astronomy,NSDL,Physics,Undergraduate (Lower Division),greek,Historical Astronomy,High School,NSDL_SetSpec_439869,parallax,Stars,Mathematics,Informal Education,Collections,History/Policy/Law,oai:nsdl.org:2200/20061003061658701T,General Physics,Higher Education,size
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