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Weighing the Universe

Name : Weighing the Universe

Description :

This activity is a Keystage 4/5 task to estimate the weight of the Universe using a HST deep field image of a tiny portion of the night sky. The activity focuses on the value of using standard index notation in making astronomical data more manageable.

Age Range : 14 - 16 years

Workshop Time : 1 hour

Hubble deep field image


For this activity you will need to download an activity sheet, together with a Hubble Space Telescope deep field image for investigation.

Activity Sheet : MS Word Format or PDF Format

Data File :

Activity Data - Hubble Deep Field Survey Plate