Download: Angular Diameter Of The Sun Lab

Description: When we think of size, we usually think of units such as meters or liters. But we can measure the apparent size of an object in in degrees of angle. The diagram above shows that the apparent size of the moon is about half the apparent size of a dime held.

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Created by: Thomas McGuire Added: 2005-09-01 report an error

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