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ERIC Number: EJ170427
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1977
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Determination of a Planet's Diameter by Occultation Time--An Introductory Astronomy Exercise
Hart, Francis X.; Massey, J. Steve
American Journal of Physics, 45, 10, 914-7, Oct 77
Describes an exercise for obtaining the diameter of Venus by timing its occultation by the Moon, for a liberal arts astronomy course. (SL)
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