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The students observe and sketch the Moon using a small 2" Unitron refracting telescope. The students are asked to identify 10 lunar surface features which they marked on their sketches from lunar maps found in Moon Atlas books on reserve in Kresge Library.

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Introductory

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Number of set-ups available: 10

Per lab station:

1 flashlight*
1 notebook*
1 pen(cil)*
1 watch*
1 Unitron telescope

*supplied by student

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