Astronomy Course Assistant

Description

Astronomy app great for any college-level introductory computational course. Includes planets, moons, stars, solar objects, more. Customize your location.

Get an overview of constellations, including the effects of proper motion

Learn the celestial reference points and their location in your sky

Explore solar system objects, properties, and dynamics

Study Moon phases, eclipses, and tides

Examine properties of over 100,000 stars, including distance, parallax, luminosity, and position on the Hertzsprung–Russel diagram

Learn about the seasons and when meteor showers occur

Access formulas such as Newton’s and Kepler’s laws, escape velocity, moments of inertia, angular momentum, and Einstein’s famous E=mc2

Convert between wavelength and frequency, or find the energy of a photon

Understand the cosmological effects of universal expansion on light and the gravitational effects of black holes

Determine the probability of intelligent life on other worlds



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