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Fixed Price: About $20   |  Posted: Feb 20, 2015  |  Ends: 1d, 0h  |   0 Proposals
Astrology assignment that I need help with. Purpose: The purpose of this lab is to measure the diameter of the Moon and Sun by measuring digital images of them and using the known distance to each and the known characteristics of the digital image. The image of the Moon will be obtained using remote access to a series of robotic telescopes operated by the Harvard University observatory. The image of the Sun will be obtained from the Solar and Heliospheric Observatory (SOHO) satellite that NASA and the European Space Agency run jointly. Introduction: The apparent size of an object in the sky is related to its actual size and how far away it is from us. For example, the Sun is much larger than the Moon, but it is also much farther away. This makes it possible for them to have the same apparent size, or angular size in the sky. If we know how far away something is, and we measure its angular size, we can readily determine the actual size of the object. The mathematica...
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