Motion of the Moon, motion of the planets

Motion of the Moon, motion of the planets

Keplers 1st Law of Planetary Motion Keplers 2nd Law of Planetary Motion (the equal area law)

Planetary data (I love tables with data) Applications of Keplers Laws: variations

in the opposition of Mars Eclipses: observational properties

A lunar eclipse (eclipse of the Moon) Progress of a lunar eclipse

Whats going on? Big mystery for the ancients A solar eclipse: one of the great

spectacles of nature What is going on?

More pictures: Fig 9.5- 9.8 Eclipses caused by shadows of one solar

system object on another Solar eclipses and lunar eclipses

Lunar eclipses: dark ones and bright ones Why dont eclipses occur every month? 5 degrees makes a difference

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