Part 2: Observing Planets

Titan Rhea 20091119Using Stellarium, look up what planets are above the horizon tonight.

1. What planets are above the horizon tonight during lab? Record their right ascensions and declinations.

2. Make a detailed Finder Chart of the planets that are up tonight. Be sure to label the constellations and the planets. You may use this same chart over a few weeks to track the movement of the planets.

We will now go on the roof to make observations using VAO.

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