Category Archives: Planetary Astronomy

Earth, Moon, and Sun Demo

Demo: AS-A-EM
Pira Index: 8A 10.25

 Lab Equipment  Directions
  1. Globe
  2. Tennis ball (moon)
  3. Flash light (sun)
  1. Set up as shown.
  2. Position the ‘moon’ as shown to show a solar eclipse (partial and total).
  3. Position the earth between the moon and the sun to show a lunar eclipse.
  4. Position the ‘sun’ and ‘moon’ to show the phases of the moon as seen by the observer on earth.