n MNASSA : Monthly Notes of the Astronomical Society of South Africa - Lunar parallax measurement : explained at lower and upper secondary school level : measuring lunar parallax

Volume 70, Issue 9_10
  • ISSN : 0024-8266



Measuring the distance to the Moon is not a very hard task for high school students and amateur astronomers. The article explains the measurement and the calculation details - for students of lower as well as higher secondary school levels. The article also aims to promote cooperation between Slovenian and South African amateur astronomers, as these two countries are very good observing points for the measurements required.

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