Click here for our May/June Open Observatory Schedule and sky info. Check the "Our Telescope" tab for more detailed information! As students in this class, there are mandatory viewings. Keep track!! Don't wait until the last minute as weather can play a factor in some cancellations.
Welcome to College Astronomy 5th period!!
Week of June 3-7 (no school on Mon. June 3) Rocket Launch: Tues/Wed/Thurs Test review on Fri. and cheat sheet. Fri- in class Dude Perfect edpuzzle assignment. Counts as a quiz! ____________________________________________________________ Week of June 10-14 and Monday the 17th (WHY??) Goodbye to the Seniors!! Good Luck! FINAL TEST- St. John's students study: elliptical orbits, orbital velocity, gravity and distance, formation of universe/solar system, jovian vs. terrestrial, asteroid/comets, star development, HR Diagram, Milky Way, red shift, sunspots, Earth Rotation, Focault, Coriolis, Moon, Sun's Path, Altitude, Star Trails. Regular Test study: Sun's angle in the sky, time of day, revolution, rotation. Moon phases, position in orbit, perigee and apogee, tides and eclipses. Constellations apparent movement in the sky, Sun's source of energy (remember?) HR diagram, stellar evolution, star life cycle, geocentric/heliocentric, focault, sundials and coriolis effect. Tues/Wed/Thurs/Fri maybe Mon?-Avatar! 2nd place winner in the bad astronomy vote! ____________________________________________________________ We now have a sun filter for the telescope donated by the Astronomy Club!! We will try to get into the observatory to test it out on Sun viewings and see the daytime moon if the weather cooperates....yeah, we know how that works!! ____________________________________________________________ Have a great summer! Remember...look up!
CLASS INFO: Please use this code to join our google classroom ASAP!! 8pwqlsj Please use this info for turnitin.com Class ID: 18950470 Enrollment Key: astro5blue
Join Edpuzzle using the link at google classroom. (join code tofuhbo)
Access information from St. John's University to apply to get 3 college credits for this class-which can be applied to many other schools!! www.stjohns.edu/collegeadvantage
Please note the application date closes by February 6!!!! See me if you have any questions.