Last modified on 9 November 2011, at 03:36

Muggles' Guide to Harry Potter/Characters/Professor Sinistra

Muggles' Guide to Harry Potter - Character
Professor (Aurora) Sinistra
Gender Female
Hair color Unknown
Eye color Unknown
Related Family Unknown
Loyalty

OverviewEdit

Professor Sinistra is the Astronomy professor at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry.

Role in the BooksEdit

Beginner warning: Details follow which you may not wish to read at your current level.

Goblet of FireEdit

It is mentioned that Professor Sinistra is dancing with Professor Moody at the Yule Ball.

StrengthsEdit

WeaknessesEdit

Relationships with Other CharactersEdit

AnalysisEdit

Astronomy in the Harry Potter world is very different from real astronomy. There are no physics present in the Harry Potter astronomy. Rather, the lesson focuses on nomenclature and its position in relationship to the other planets. The various stars outside of our Solar System, other galaxies, black holes, and other celestial objects play little importance. In short, Harry Potter's astronomy is descriptive.

QuestionsEdit

Study questions are meant to be left for each student to answer; please don't answer them here.

  1. How might Astronomy be important in learning about magic? Why is it considered separate from Divination?
  2. Think about what kind of personality Professor Sinistra might have, and describe it.

Greater PictureEdit

Intermediate warning: Details follow which you may not wish to read at your current level.