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E-book, Lesson Plan

Description:

This lesson is part of the Athabasca University Astronomy 230: Northern Lights, Northern Skies course. In this lesson, you will learn how to contrast the observable characteristics of each of the planets, how to describe the variability of brightness of planets, and how to describe the cause of planets being periodically visible in the night sky.

Subjects:

  • Science > General
  • Science > Astronomy

Education Levels:

  • Grade 9
  • Grade 10
  • Grade 11
  • Grade 12
  • Higher Education
  • Graduate
  • Undergraduate-Upper Division
  • Undergraduate-Lower Division

Keywords:

astronomy stellar system solar system dwarf planet asteroid belt astronomical unit gravity ellipse perihelion aphelion plane ecliptic terrestrial gaseous periodics solar wind Sirius albedo opposition conjunction transition retrograde prograde

Language:

English

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