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Project: Planetarium proj 1: Motions of the sky in Ann Arbor

Tier: 1

Location: ahp

Other information, requirements, or equipment you must supply (may be blank): Dependent on planetarium availability

Observe the sky from AA today, at 9:00p.m.,12a.m., and 3:00 a.m. Find 4 constellations, in the north, East, South, West. Find the Moon and 2 planets. Describe the position of each at each time - - be as quantitative/specific as possible, for example, describe altitude and azimuth and/or draw. Make sure everything is clearly labeled (e.g. the planets must be identified). Describe how each constellation and object moved. When was each object highest in the sky? Explain this set of observations.