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Project: Planetarium proj 4: Motion over several days

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, and 3, 6, and 9 days later, all at 9:00p.m.. Find 4 constellations, in the north, East, South, West. Find the Moon and 2 planets, one inner planet and one outer planet if possible. Describe the position of each item at each time and at each location - - be as quantitative/specific as possible, for example, describe altitude and azimuth and/or draw. Make sure everything is clearly labeled (e.g. the constellations must be identified). Describe how each object moved. When was each object highest in the sky? Explain this set of observations, comparing both the changes that occur for the different times and the differences between the two locations.