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Title: Deriving Solar System Dimensions Using the 2004 Transit of Venus
Url: http://www.phy6.org/stargaze/Svenus1.htm
Creator: Stern, David P. (David Peter), 1931-
Publisher: David P. Stern
Description: Authored and curated by David P. Stern, this series of three web pages gives information about the usage of the transit of Venus to measure distances in the solar system. The site also contains a large collection of links related to the Venus transit, a math refresher, and a photo archive of the transit. It is part of the extensive web site "From Stargazers to Starships", which uses space exploration and space science to introduce concepts in physics and astronomy. Translations in Spanish and French are available.
LC Classification: Science -- Astronomy -- Descriptive astronomy -- Solar system
Science -- Astronomy -- Descriptive astronomy -- Solar system -- Planets. Planetology -- Inferior planets -- Venus
Science -- Astronomy -- Descriptive astronomy -- Solar system -- Solar parallax and related constants -- Transit of Venus
Science -- Astronomy -- Descriptive astronomy -- Solar system -- Solar parallax and related constants -- Transit of Venus -- 2004 transit
GEM Subject: Science -- Physics
Science -- Astronomy
Science -- Space sciences
Key Concept: Astronomy -- Planets
Date Issued: 2004-07-30
Resource Type: Instructional Materials
Science Materials
Teaching Guides
Format: html
Audience: College/University Instructors
Higher Education
Secondary Education
Technical School First Cycle
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Language: English
Rights: Dr. David P. Stern
Access Rights: Free access
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