Using Smartphone Camera Technology to Explore Stellar Parallax: Method, Results, and Reactions

Michael T. Fitzgerald, David McKinnon, Lena Danaia, Sandra Woodward

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Abstract

The use of a smartphone, with both still and video capabilities, to develop the concepts surrounding stellar parallax is described. The hands-on activities generate useful discussion amongst high school students. Reactions of both students and teachers are presented.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1-8
Number of pages8
JournalAstronomy Education Review
Volume10
Issue number1
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Dec 2011

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