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Activity Geocentric vs. Heliocentric

Activity Geocentric vs. Heliocentric
Activity Geocentric vs. Heliocentric
Activity Geocentric vs. Heliocentric
Activity Geocentric vs. Heliocentric
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Good activity comparing and contrasting the two models.
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Terms/names/concepts may include:

Ptolemy Copernicus
Tycho Brahe Johannes Kepler
Galileo Galilei Aristarchus
Isaac Newton

Stonehenge Celestial sphere, firmament
Geocentric, heliocentric Altitude, azimuth, zenith
Deferent, epicycle, eccentric N / S celestial pole, celestial equator
Retrograde (motion) Polaris, Pole Star, North Star
Circumpolar stars
Ellipse, focus, period Horizon and Equatorial systems
Aphelion, perihelion Ecliptic, zodiac, axial tilt
Solstice, equinox
Precession Declination, right ascension
Astronomical Unit Celestial meridian, hour angle
Astrology Solar day, sidereal day
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