Physics and Astronomy Labs/Celestial sphere
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|On 7/1/2015 the WSU-L Astronomy class will attempt to develop this page|
- If you use a sandbox, post it on the board to avoid edit conflicts.
- Wikipedia:Celestial coordinate system
- Wikipedia:Ecliptic coordinate system
- Wikipedia:Cartesian coordinate system
- Wikipedia:Polar coordinate system
- Wikipedia:Curvilinear_coordinates (confusing!)
- Wikipedia:Celestial sphere is #1 on Google today
- http://stars.astro.illinois.edu/celsph.html Great pictures
- https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1Toya19H12w 2'46'' time duration
- https://en.wikibooks.org/wiki/General_Astronomy/The_Celestial_Sphere Wikibooks is a sister to Wikipedia and Wikiversity
- http://astro.unl.edu/naap/motion2/animations/ce_hc.html UNL hosts the best astronomy lab materials I know about.
Curvilinear coordinates are required for non-flag geometries[note 1]
- http://www.solitaryroad.com/c325/ole4.gif Curvilinear coordinates can be used in situations where Euclidean geomotry is not valid, as is the case with our universe due to gravity and general relativity
- An artists attempt to show how gravity violates space-time
- To open a sandbox, click and edit. Don't delete other people's work. See your instructor if you want to register as an editor (Wikipedia will never bother you unless you sign up for the email alert. And the alerts are never promotional items of any sort.