Part of the project series
“The International Year of Astronomy at the Hum Gym”
• Class: 1D (new language specialization with focus on music)
• School year: 2008/2009
• Project management: Prof. Brigitte Lintner
• Subjects involved: geography, choral singing, computer science, mathematics, instrumental lessons
Calculate the solar system music: For each day of the selected time unit, the right ascension of all planets, the sun and the moon (Earth reference point) determined (www.ephemeriden.com); with the help of an Excel spreadsheet (Hours, minutes, seconds) converted into an angle (unit degrees). The calculations are done with a spreadsheet program; the students learn thereby working with tables and creating simple formulas.
A Power Point is created