3. Ancient Astronomy

Last: 2. The Sky Around Us Next: 4. Revolution of the Spheres

Topics:

Reading:

    Ch. 1-13 Eclipses occur only when the Moon crosses the ecliptic during the new or full phase
    Ch. 1-14 There are three types of lunar eclipse
    Ch. 1-15 There are also three types of solar eclipse
    Ch. 3 Gravitation and the Waltz of the Planets (p. 55)
    Ch. 3 ORIGINS OF A SUN-CENTERED UNIVERSE (p. 56)

Web Resources:

Homework 3: Angular Size Of The Sun, due 9/18.

Quiz 3: Eclipses, given 9/13.


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