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Teaching Distance between stars

Distance between stars

Explains how parallax is used to measure distances to objects a few hundred light years from Earth, but brightness is used for objects at greater distances.

CK-12 (High School)

ESSENTIAL QUESTION:

How do scientists use parallax to determine the distance of relatively close stars?
STANDARDS:
RST.2 - Main Ideas

DEPTH OF KNOWLEDGE (DOK) LEVELS:

2
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