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
|Article Title||Lunar parallax measurement : explained at lower and upper secondary school level : measuring lunar parallax|
|© Publisher:||Astronomical Society of Southern Africa (ASSA)|
|Journal||MNASSA : Monthly Notes of the Astronomical Society of South Africa|
|Affiliations||1 St. Stanislav Institution for Education, Slovenia|
|Publication Date||Oct 2011|
|Pages||193 - 202|
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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