Students will describe and explain the celestial sphere and astronomical observations made from the point of reference of the Earth.
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Evaluate the effects of the relative positions of the Earth, moon, and sun on observable phenomena, e.g. phases of the moon, eclipses, seasons, and diurnal cycles.
Describe how latitude and time of the year affect visibility of constellations.
Predict visibility of planets (major and minor) in the solar system based on relative orbital motion.