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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.
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Philip Lacey Philip Lacey
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The Basic Words
Getting oriented to better learn the night sky. Learn how to orient yourself in the night sky for beginning a …
6
The Constellations
Though we now know the true nature of stars, the stories behind constellations continue to inspire.
3
Where Did All These Constellations Come From
Who made the constellations?
5
What is a Constellation?
A constellation is more than just a pattern of stars in the sky. Learn the difference between the modern defin …
6
How to Find Constellations
Brad Bumgardner, Interpretive Naturalist at Indiana Dunes State Park, demonstrates how to find a handful of co …
3
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.
2
Understand star magnitudes
Learn about magnitudes (brightness differences of objects) in the night sky for beginning astronomy.
6
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.
6




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