Photograph Circumpolar Stars

Project for Elementary Astronomy

For this project you will photograph the North Star (Polaris) and the stars around it several times, to see how they appear to move. You can make your photographs either over the course of one long night, or once each night, every week or two, over a period of at least two months. Follow this procedure: Once you have taken all your photos, analyze and describe the results as follows: Notes on using a film camera: