ERIC Number: EJ239266
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1980
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New Parallaxes for Old: A Coming Improvement in the Distance Scale of the Universe.
Upgren, Arthur R.
Mercury, v9 n6 p143-48 Nov-Dec 1980
Discusses the trigonometric or heliocentric parallax method of measuring distances to the stars. A description of how parallax distances are derived, the importance of this method, and the limitations of this method are also included. (DS)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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