15.5: Distance Between Stars Difficulty Level: At Grade Created by: CK-12 % Progress MEMORY METER This indicates how strong in your memory this concept is Practice Progress % % Practice Now MEMORY METER This indicates how strong in your memory this concept is Share Add to Library Turn In Read Practice Resources Details Loading... Notes/Highlights Having trouble? Report an issue. Color Highlighted Text Notes Show More Vocabulary Language: English ▼ English Spanish TermDefinition parallax A method used by astronomers to calculate the distance to nearby stars, using the apparent shift relative to distant stars. Image Attributions Show Hide Details Description How to use parallax to measure distances to stars. Learning Objectives None Related Materials The Hertzsprung-Russell Diagram Difficulty Level: At Grade Authors: Dana Desonie, Ph.D. Tags: distance parallax SCI.ESC.941.5.L.1 (1 more) Star Subjects: science Earth Science Concept Nodes: SCI.ESC.941.5 (Distance Between Stars) Grades: 9 , 10 Date Created: Feb 24, 2012 Last Modified: Aug 15, 2016 Vocabulary None Save or share your relevant files like activites, homework and worksheet.To add resources, you must be the owner of the Modality. Click Customize to make your own copy.