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Title: Phases of Venus
Url: http://galileoandeinstein.physics.virginia.edu/more_stuff/flashlets/P...
Creator: Fowler, Michael
Timmins, Michael
Publisher: University of Virginia
Description: This simple animation illustrates how we observe the phases of Venus. As the planet revolves around the Sun, there are times of the year when it is observed completely lit up by the star and times when we only get it's dark side. The user can change the inclination of the observing plane, allowing a better understanding of the process.
LC Classification: Science -- Astronomy -- Descriptive astronomy -- Solar system
Science -- Astronomy -- Descriptive astronomy -- Solar system -- Planets. Planetology -- Inferior planets -- Venus
Science -- Astronomy -- Study and teaching. Research
Science -- Astronomy -- Theoretical astronomy and celestial mechanics -- Calculation of orbits
GEM Subject: Science -- Physics
Science -- Astronomy
Science -- Space sciences
Key Concept: Astronomy -- Planets
Key Concepts Complete: Yes
Resource Type: Demonstrations
InteractiveResource (DCMI Type Vocabulary)
Reading Materials
Science Materials
Format: flash
html
Audience: College/University Instructors
Higher Education
Secondary Education
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Language: English
Access Rights: Free access
Date Of Record Release: 2010-01-12 03:00:01 (W3C-DTF)
Date Last Modified: 2010-01-06 14:03:35 (W3C-DTF)
Source: comPADRE  comPADRE
Full Record Views: 49
Resource URL Clicks: 7
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