Table of Contents

From the book: Astronomy

Teaching Astronomy

Contents

Section I

Introduction to Astronomy ... 1

How to Use this Book ... 3

Lesson 1 Callisto ... 4

Lesson 2 and 3 Circumpolar Constellations ... 7

Lesson 4 Pegasus ... 11

Lesson 5 Orion ... 12

Lesson 6 Gemini ... 14

Lessons 7 and 8 Pisces ... 17

Lessons 9 and 10 Heracles ... 24

Lesson 11 Ophiuchus ... 26

Lesson 12 Virgo and Libra ... 28

Lessons 13 and 14 The Constellations of the Zodiac ... 30

Lessons 15 and 16 Poetic Wisdom in the Stars ... 32

Section II

Lesson 1 Latitude and the North Star ... 36

Lessons 2 and 3 Latitude and Longitude ... 37

Lesson 4 Our Earth ... 40

Lesson 5 Movements of Stars ... 42

Lesson 6 The Path of the Sun in Summer and Winter ... 44

Lesson 7 The Division of the Sky ... 46

Lesson 8 Precession of the Equinoxes ... 47

Lesson 9 Planetary Retrograde Motion ... 50

Lessons 10 and 11 Copernicus ... 53

Lessons 12 and 13 Tycho Brahe ... 58

Lessons 14 and 15 Kepler ... 63

Lesson 16 Kepler's Third Law ... 67

Lessons 17-20 Further Study