Are you more experienced and do you have the basics down? Then these are the Answers to more advanced questions and subjects that you can learn! Here we give overviews on distances, measurements, catalogs, and some advanced concepts in the sky!
We’re talking about how bright an object appears, and answer the age old question, “how far can you see?”
Learn about the units of measurements in the sky, and how they apply to the sky coordinates and how big objects appear.
There are different units of distance. Learn about why Han Solo can’t make the Kessel Run in 14 parsecs.
This is your introduction to how things are cataloged in the sky!
Uh oh… you mean your star sign is not actually your star sign?
This is something that has been observed for thousands of years, and emphasizes that nothing is permanent in the sky!
Hardcore fanatics will tell you it does… the rest of the world will tell you no, it doesn’t. Believing in a flat earth goes against everything science and astronomy stands for.
For me, when you have people that believe that gravity doesn’t exist, nor that earth is traveling through interstellar space… the stars above are the biggest “ace in the hole” against a flat earth, and what flat earthers claim.
Even a school aged child can figure that out, “because they’re too far away to notice any shift in movement!”
It has everything to do with Earth’s Sidereal rotation versus a Solar rotation.