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Author (up) Caerols, H.; Asenjo, F.A. doi  openurl
  Title Estimating the Moon-to-Earth Radius Ratio with a Smartphone, a Telescope, and an Eclipse Type
  Year 2020 Publication Physics Teacher Abbreviated Journal Phys. Teach.  
  Volume 58 Issue 7 Pages 497-501  
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  Abstract From ancient times, the different features of planets and moons have created a huge interest. Aristarchus was one of the first to study the relative relations among Earth, Moon, and Sun. This interest has remained until today, and therefore it is always relevant to make this knowledge more appealing to the younger generations. Nowadays, smartphone technology has become an important tool to teach physics, and this gives us a huge opportunity to bring science closer to students in a simpler manner. In this work, we show how simple photographs of a partial lunar eclipse are sufficiently good to estimate the ratio between the Moon and Earth radii. After taking the photographs, the procedure for the calculation is straightforward and it can be reproduced easily in a one–hour class  
  Address [Caerols, Hugo; Asenjo, Felipe A.] Univ Adolfo Ibanez, Fac Ingn & Ciencias, Santiago, Chile, Email: felipe.asenjo@uai.cl  
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  Publisher Amer Assn Physics Teachers Place of Publication Editor  
  Language English Summary Language Original Title  
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  Series Volume Series Issue Edition  
  ISSN 0031-921x ISBN Medium  
  Area Expedition Conference  
  Notes WOS:000576343700015 Approved  
  Call Number UAI @ alexi.delcanto @ Serial 1234  
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