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Unformatted text preview: Then the scales were corrected to reflect the star’s known coordinates. From this point, the scales were used to find the location of Pollux. Data and Analysis (Diagram from Scotsman.com) Stars NAME RA DECLINATION Betelgeuse 05 h 55 m 07° 24’ Pollux 07 h 46 m 28° 00’ Discussion This lab was an introduction to using the telescope. Naked eye observations are not as precise as observations involving a telescope. Thus, telescope operation is very important to the astronomer. No real experimental information was obtained; hence, there is no real conclusion that might be made....
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- Fall '08
- Astronomy, North Star, Pole star