Indigenous Australian Aboriginal Culture

In this report the Indigenous Australian/Aborigine culture was studied over a course of three weeks to learn the significance of the Sun and astronomy to those people. Covered in this report is the indigenous perspectives on the Sun and Moon, the Australian Aborigine creation myth, and the story of the Aboriginal Flag with the Sun … Read more

Keplers Third Law Essay

Calculation: Use Kepler’s Third Law (M=(4Tt^2 r^3)/(GP^2 )) to calculate the mass of “Object X” from the orbit of its moon- whose orbital radius (r) is 64,780 kilometers and whose orbital period (P) is 38. 200 days-and knowing that the gravitational constant G= 6. 673? [10] ^(-11) m^3 [kg] ^(-1) s^(-2)(where m= meters, kg= kilograms, … Read more

Pluto Essay

Pluto repeats an anomaly when compared with the terrestrial planets (Mercury, Venus, the Earth and Mars) or the giant planets (Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus and Neptune). This icy world is more like a huge asteroid or the satellites of the outer planets; it has even been suggested that Pluto was a satellite that escaped from Neptune’s … Read more

Mars the red planet

Mars, its where aliens come from, a Hollywood Sci-Fi mainstay, the mysterious red planet. But, what is Mars really? Mars is the fourth planet from the Sun, orbiting 227,940,000 km away. Its diameter of 6,794 km and mass of 6. 4219e23 kg, makes it the seventh largest planet in our solar system. Mars, which is … Read more