AstroPhysics27 - • The effect is so small because the...

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Stellar Parallax • The lack of any observable stellar parallax by ancient astronomers was a strong argument that the Earth was stationary (Geocentric Model)
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Unformatted text preview: • The effect is so small because the stars are very far away. Only large telescopes can detect this small angular change (~1 arcsec)...
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This note was uploaded on 09/28/2011 for the course PHYSICS 20 taught by Professor Mubarek during the Fall '11 term at UC Riverside.

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