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The ABCs of observing - Astronomy Magazine - 1 views

  • Know your equipment
    • Gary Bedenharn
       
      This is great advise for doing anything new.  Work out the kinks before delving into it and becoming disappointing because it didn't work when you get to your destination.
  • Question yourself
    • Gary Bedenharn
       
      Write down questions, so later you don't have to scratch your head and ask yourself what things I wanted to look at.
  • quality of "seeing,"
    • Gary Bedenharn
       
      The quality of the atmosphere could your friend or for when it comes to star browsing.
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  • Additional online observing tools from Astronomy magazine
    • Gary Bedenharn
       
      Great resources for other activities
  • Amateur astronomy is about observing:
    • Gary Bedenharn
       
      I am going to use this website to assist students in their portfolio project, which they will make a star chart of the sky for 6 weeks of observations, either outside observations or virtual.
    • alexandra m. pickett
       
      cool... i look forward to seeing it in your course.
  • safety
    • Gary Bedenharn
       
      Safety first!
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    Tips on how students can get the most out of observations of the stars.
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    Tips on how students can get the most out of observations of the stars.
Gary Bedenharn

Big Bang Theory - 0 views

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    Discussion of evidence and common misconceptions of the Big Bang Theory.
Gary Bedenharn

Project | Galaxy Zoo - 0 views

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    Website with many pages on information about galaxies and the universe.
Gary Bedenharn

How Large is the Universe? - YouTube - 0 views

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    A documentary on how scientist came up with the "Big Bang Theory"
Gary Bedenharn

3 Main types of Galaxies - YouTube - 0 views

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    Brief video on the three types of galaxies.
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