Exoplanets, or planets that are outside our solar system, are an incredibly exciting discovery. Theres thousands of confirmed exoplanets out there just imagine what kind of life might be hiding on any one of them! This lab will introduce you to some of the methods that are used to detect distant exoplanets.
For this lab, youll need to print out the Introductory reading material on Exoplanets Download Exoplanets, which will explain the lab. Then, to do the lab, you need the Exoplanets worksheet Download Exoplanets worksheet, both from the University of Michigan Astronomy Department.
To submit your lab, simply type in your answers to the Exoplanets Worksheet Word document, save it (preferably as a PDF) and upload your completed lab using the link below.