Jason Shilling Kendall: Citizen Astronomer

William Paterson University
Amateur Astronomers Association of New York

William Paterson University

Jason Kendall is adjunct instructor of Astronomy at William Paterson University.


Jason is teaching one section of General Astronomy in the Fall of 2019:

Online Introductory Astronomy Class

CRN: 44146, PHYS 1700-81, Online lectures and laboratory activities.

Modules: Home | Labs | Books | All Videos | 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8 | 9 | 10 | 11 | 12 | 13 | 14


Module 12: The Elements of Astronomy

Videos: 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7

Supplement the videos with readings from "OpenStax Astronomy"


Astronomy Lesson 12_03: Lunacy! Phases, Eclipses and Orbit of the Moon.

Wherein we discuss the motions of the Moon, and reason for the phases and eclipses. This is the third of what I hope will become a long series of lectures.


Video List

12_01: Finding our way around the sky, and our Place in Space
12_02: Earth's orbit and tilt. The Seasons, the Year and the Day
12_03: Lunacy! Phases, Eclipses and Orbit of the Moon.
12_04: Distance, Parallax and Parsecs
12_05: How Round the Earth? How Far the Sun?
12_06: I Got the Sun in the Mornin' and the Moon at Night...
12_07: Why did we once think Earth was at the center?

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