Type:

Diagram/Illustration/Map, Photograph

Description:

This image attempts to depict the apparent retrograde motion of the outer planets. As Earth passes an outer planet, such as Mars, the outer planet will temporarily appear to reverse its motion across the sky. Source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Retrograde_and_direct_motion License: CC-BY-SA

Subjects:

  • Science > General
  • Science > Astronomy
  • Science > Earth Science
  • Science > General Science
  • Education > General

Education Levels:

  • Grade 6
  • Grade 7
  • Grade 8

Keywords:

Astronomy History of Science Earth Science Retrograde Motion

Language:

English

Access Privileges:

Members

License Deed:

Public Domain

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This resource was reviewed using the Curriki Review rubric and received an overall Curriki Review System rating of 3, as of -0001-11-30.

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