Drawing Orbits

Camera Obscura closure

The Camera Obscura will be closed from 21 May until 25 May. The rest of the Royal Observatory and Meridian Line remain open.

Essential information

Key stage: 
Key Stage 3
Resource type: 
Classroom activity
Location: 
Royal Observatory
School subject: 
Astronomy, Maths, Science

A drawing activity in which students visualise the elliptical orbits of the planets and, optionally, study their geometry using basic algebra.

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