Finding Extra-Solar Planets

Students plot and analyze NASA data to determine the period of an invisible planet orbiting a wobbling star. They explore the motion of a two-body system around a center of mass to better explain how extra-solar planets are discovered.

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Grade
9th - 12th
Subjects
Math
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