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  Homework 1. ASTR 310, Sept-Apr 2010

Homework 1. ASTR 310.


PDF version of HW1 for downloading (if you didn't get a copy in class).
CORRECTION: The due date is Sept 10/2014 at noon.

Take the instruction with you when you go out to take your picture. READ THE INSTRUCTIONS CAREFULLY!


CUT AND PASTE template

Email: a310s13@phas.ubc.ca

Subject: HW1: {student number}, {name}               (example: HW1: 12345678, Sarah Kwan)

In the email, include the following information:

Date photo taken:

Time photo taken (accurate to 3 minutes):

Compass direction I was facing (egs.: East, Southeast, A little north of west):

PRECISE description of where I was standing:

Groups members (if applicable):

Return to ASTR 310 course web page

EXAMPLES of GOOD photographs.

NOTE:
- Sun exactly on horizon (half above, half below)
- Plenty of foreground objects
- Taken on smart-phone, but used feature to touch Sun just before
  photo taken to adjust contrast so that Sun is not 'washed out'
A sunset1 A sunrise

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EXAMPLES of BAD photographs.

Bad1 Cannot

see

the

Sun

on

the

horizon.

.

Bad3 There are

no unmoving

objects

in the

foreground

to judge Sun's

position against

.

Bad4 Here there are

foreground objects,

but the Sun's position

along the horizon

cannot be located

precisly.