Lab Activity 2-1

astronomy project and need support to help me learn.

Assuming you reside in northern hemisphere, download and print free Uncle Al’s Star WheelLinks to an external site. for northern hemisphere:
Follow the instructions in Demonstration 2 and make this planisphere.
Write your full name along with your BCC number on it. Now take a picture that shows you made it and your name is on it.
Upload this picture here. (10 pts).
Using the planisphere you made, set the date and time to midnight this week and answer these three questions:
(Use only the constellations wheel which has no grid on it).
What is the name of the closest constellation to the western horizon? (3 pts)
What is the name of the closest constellation to the northern horizon? (4 pts)
What is the name of the closest constellation to the eastern horizon? (3 pts)
Requirements: Help please
Instructions for Using Uncle Al’s Star Wheels1. Align your date and time, and then look up at the sky2. Locate the constellation you want to find on the map.3. Turn your map so the horizon it is closest to is at the bottom.4. The star positions in the sky should match those on the wheel.© 2006, 2009 by the Regents of the University of CaliforniaUncle Al’s Star Wheels are based on LHS Sky Challengers created by Budd Wentz and available through LHS Museum Store510-642-1016 http://www.lhs.berkeley.edu/pass/ast110&111&121.htmlDownload Uncle’Al’s Sky Wheels from http://lhs.berkeley.edu/hou/img/uncleal UNCLE AL’S HANDS-ON UNIVERSESTAR WHEELSNorthern HemisphereStar Wheel HolderVersion: May 2009
INSTRUCTIONS FOR ASSEMBLING UNCLE AL’S STAR WHEELSStep 1: Print out all pages either on heavy cardstock or paste them onto a file folder or any other sturdy piece of cardboard. Step 2: Cut along the black outer circle of the Star Wheel and along the solid lines on the Star Wheel Holder. Remove the interior oval shape on the Star Wheel Holder.Step 3: On the Star Wheel Holder, fold the cardboard along the dashed lines.Step 4: Tape or staple along the edges of the Star Wheel Holder forming a pocket.Step 5: Place the Star Wheel in the Star Wheel Holder.© 2006, 2009 by the Regents of the University of CaliforniaUncle Al’s HOU Star Wheels are based on LHS Sky Challengers created by Budd Wentz and available through the LHS Discovery Corner Store 510-642-1016http://lhs.berkeley.edu/pass/AST110&111&121.htmlDownload Uncle’Al’s Sky Wheels from http://lhs.berkeley.edu/starclock/skywheel.html Version: May 2009
Version: May 2009Grid version of the star wheel may be used for plotting objects of interest (planets, comets, asteroids, deep sky objects. etc.)to make custom wheels.

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