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.Telescopes As Time Machines Passport

.Telescopes As Time Machines Passport .Telescopes As Time Machines Passport

The "Passport Through Time" handout shows the difference between each of three different distance categories: within our Solar System, within the Milky Way, and within the rest of the universe.
To be handed out to visitors at star parties to guide their tour of the telescopes.

First file includes activity description guide. The second file is just the handout.
Use the link to this month's starmap to find out what you can see in the sky.

Activity Video: See it in actionActivity Video: See it in action

Download FileDownload Passport through Time Activity (including Handout) (PDF, 328 KB)
Download FileDownload Just the Passport Handout (PDF, 220 KB)

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Go to URLDownloadable copy of the Activity Training movie

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