An Introduction to Astronomy (Northern Hemisphere)
An Introduction to Astronomy (Northern Hemisphere) [7B3yrRfw6I]
An introduction to the terms and some of the basics of astronomy from a Northern Hemisphere perspective.
The Basic Words
Getting oriented to better learn the night sky. Learn how to orient yourself in the night sky for beginning a …
Though we now know the true nature of stars, the stories behind constellations continue to inspire.
Where Did All These Constellations Come From
Who made the constellations?
What is a Constellation?
A constellation is more than just a pattern of stars in the sky. Learn the difference between the modern defin …
How to Find Constellations
Brad Bumgardner, Interpretive Naturalist at Indiana Dunes State Park, demonstrates how to find a handful of co …
Our planets and the history of some of the names
Jack Horkheimer Star Gazer presents some of the history of names of the planets and constellations.
Understand star magnitudes
Learn about magnitudes (brightness differences of objects) in the night sky for beginning astronomy.
Learn to measure distance easily in the night sky.
Learn how to measure distance in the night sky, starting with the full sky and horizon-to-zenith concepts.