Physics 1003: Introduction to Astronomy Lab
Introduction to Constellations
When asked what constellations they know, most people can name the twelve constellations of
the zodiac and perhaps some of the most popular ones like the Big D
The moon is a sphere that travels once around the Earth every 29.5 days.
As it does it is illuminated by the sun. At new moon, the moon is
between the Earth and sun. As it moves around the Earth, the side we can
see gradually becomes more illuminated by d