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Analyzing Open Clusters: BYU-RET Weeks 5-7

During Week 4 of my Research Experience for Teachers at Brigham Young University I began to see the results of the photometry analyses I’ve done for M67, an open star cluster in Cancer. This is the fun part: I finally … Continue reading

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The Parallax Method

On New Year’s Eve last year I applied to the “What if?” Prize, a competition for teachers to submit lesson plans on astronomy or space science. I knew the odds were probably low given it was an international competition, but … Continue reading

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