January 2011 Mock: Question 4


a)


1 - Weather Conditions
2 - Rising and setting time of the moon.

b)


1 - Star chart
2 - Pen and paper to record notes

c) Using a Robotic telescope will make the pictures more detailed.


1.) a.)MOON PHASE
b.)WEATHER CONDITIONS

2.) a.)CHAIR
b.) Pencil

3.) A robotic Telescope can take pictures of things that you cannot see with your naked eye. E.G. Andromeda Galaxy
AKASH PATEL






4 a)

The students should know where the object is in the sky (eg. North, South...)
The students should know the weather predictions near the observation day. If there is a high chance of there being cloud, the students may want to reschedule the observation date.

4 b)

The students will need a red torch
The students will need a chair

4 c)

An advantage of using a robotic telescope is that the telescope will automatically find the object you are trying to see which saves time looking for the object.

Sudz Lakhani