Watch this video and be prepared to write an essay on what you have learned.
Tuesday, 15 Nov.
Todays questions/instructions for your Earth-like planet research are:
Who discovered it? What were they looking for/what were they doing when they discovered it?
When was it discovered?
How was it discovered?
What organization were they working for when they discovered it? Has that organization found other Earth-like planets? if so, name some of the others.
In which galaxy is your planet located?
Describe the solar system in which your planet is located.
How far is your planet from It's own SUN/Star?
How often can we actually see your planet (with the telescope used to find it)?
What angle is formed between us and your planet if our SUN is the 90 degree vertex of a right triangle with the three bodies? (use the law of Sines or the law of Cosines)