Links to Course Competencies
This RWLO could be applied in the following courses: AST 111, AST 151, and AST 152. Specifically, this RWLO meets the following course competencies:
The student will be able to explain the use of stellar parallax in calculating the distances to nearby stars.
The student will be able to retrieve parallax information from the SIMBAD database and calculate the distance to named stars.
The student will be able to draw a conclusion about the relative positions of named bright stars in named constellations