|The Sun in Time Experiments|
In this activity, students get a feel for how astronomers measure the altitude, or height above the horizon, of a star or any object by building a simple sextant. Students can also build a sundial (using a project developed by Marshall's Space Academy).
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No specific technical requirements, just a browser required
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Available through link.
DLESE Catalog ID: NASA-ESERevProd-000-000-000-586
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