College Heights Christian School

Sky Science
Animation of the Earth's Orbit

Moon's Phases

Amazing YouTube video animating the size difference of our planets in our solar system all the way to the largest know star.

The Reason for the Seasons

Dangers of Looking at the Sun

Cool App for Sky Science - Star Walk  (This will transform your star gazing experience.)
Star Walk enables you to point your iPhone at the sky and see what star, constellations, and satellites you are looking at in real-time.  Please note, you will need a 3GS/4/4th gen iPod Touch for motion tracking, otherwise this app will be just a beautiful info-packed time-sensitive interactive star atlas that allows you to set your location manually to give you the most accurate picture.

Important Stars and Constellations - Links to Atronomy Guide

Ursa Major Constellation
- Contains the "Asterism" The Big Dipper  

Ursa Minor
- Contains the "Asterism" The Little Dipper
- Polaris Star - Also Known as the North Star

Canis Major, the Great Dog Constellation
- Contains our brightest known star Sirius
- Also contains our biggest known star YV Canis Majoris
Location of YV Canis Majoris & Sirius.  (YV Canis Majoris is located by the green lines that highlight it's location)

Orion - Constellation
- Contains a star called Betelgeuse

- Also contains a star called Rigel More Vocab Words
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