Half term: 2nd – 8th March (no lessons)
Spring Term 9th March – 5th April
Summer Term April 20th – 17th July — Half term: 25th – 29th May
New courses start on 7th September and will all be done through the new app! Enrolment live in (estimated) June.
Take a long exposure photograph of polaris. Exposure time 3 hours ideally.
Measure the angles of at least 5 stars, and take the mean average angle for your calculations.
Calculate the length of a sidereal day.
Bonus exercise: Calculate the speed at which the stars are moving across the sky from your perspective.