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The ABC's of Distances
This tutorial explains some of the techniques developed by astronomers to determine the distances of objects we see in the sky. Links to additional information are embedded in the text.
Intended for grade levels:
  • High (9-12)
  • College (13-14)
  • College (15-16)
Type of resource:
  • Visual:
    • Illustration - scientific
  • Text:
    • Ref. material
  • Space science
Technical requirements:
No specific technical requirements, just a browser required
Cost / Copyright:
No cost
Copyright 1997-2004, Edward L. Wright.
DLESE Catalog ID: NASA-Edmall-356
Resource contact / Creator / Publisher:
Author: Ned Wright
Division of Astronomy and Astrophysics
University of California at Los Angeles