Lecture Notes

Day #9: February 11, 1996
  1. CONSTELLATION OF THE WEEK:
    The super-constellation of the Winter Triangle consisting of Betelgeuse, Sirius, and Procyon.
  2. LABORATORY EXPERIMENT: THE TEMPERATURE OF THE SUN.
    Use a remarkably simple approach to measure the suns temperature. Our eyes have the same color sensitivity as the color distribution of the sun. We are children of the sun!. For comparison, we list the sun relative to the start of the Winter Triangle:


    Good luck in measuring the correct temperature!

  3. CYCLES OF THE MOON.

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