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ASTA01H3 Lecture Notes - Lecture 1: Great Dark Spot, Kuiper Belt, Axial Tilt

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12 Dec 2017
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Uranus and neptune are ice giants, with small cores of heavy elements and a deep mantle of solid water, mixed with ices and minerals. The particular bl
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ASTA01H3 Lecture Notes - Lecture 1: Angular Diameter, Red, Rayleigh Scattering

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10 Dec 2017
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The earth rotates around its axis of rotation daily. The axis of rotation is tilted with respect to the vertical line to the plane of the orbit. The li
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ASTA01H3 Lecture Notes - Lecture 1: Galilean Moons, Rings Of Saturn, Tidal Acceleration

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12 Dec 2017
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The composition of the moons of jovian planets varies as we move from one planet to another. This is a consequence of change of temperature and the mat
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ASTA01H3 Lecture Notes - Lecture 1: Lithosphere, Subduction, Natural Resources Defense Council

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12 Dec 2017
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The convection of mantle also gives rise to plate tectonics. The lithosphere is broken into a number of plates which oat on top of the mantle due to th
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ASTA01H3 Lecture Notes - Lecture 1: Star System, Meteoroid, Radiation Pressure

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10 Dec 2017
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We live in a stellar system with 8 major planets and a number of dwarf planets, as well as some left over material from the formation of the system. Th
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ASTA01H3 Lecture Notes - Lecture 1: Critical Role, Planetary System, Net Force

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10 Dec 2017
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Kepler"s second law: as the planet moves around its orbit, it sweeps out equal areas in equal times. This in turn means that the planet moves a greater
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UTSCASTA01H3Parandis TajbakhshFall

ASTA01H3 Lecture Notes - Lecture 1: Hematite, Long Path, Photon

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12 Dec 2017
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Atmospheric composition: 95% co2, 2. 7% n2, 1. 6% argon. Water, in liquid form, is unstable on mars due to low atmospheric pressure. The freezing and b
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ASTA01H3 Lecture Notes - Lecture 1: Solar Wind, Star System, Flattening

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12 Dec 2017
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Volcanic outgassing provided the young mars with an atmosphere 400 times denser than. Consequently, mars should have had a strong green house effect in
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ASTA01H3 Lecture Notes - Lecture 1: Photon, Orbital Period, Ultraviolet

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12 Dec 2017
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It turns out that liquid water, plate tectonics, volcanism and the green house gases play a collaborative role in regulating earth"s climate. Earth"s c
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ASTA01H3 Lecture Notes - Lecture 1: Outer Core, Zirconium, Gnu Compiler Collection

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12 Dec 2017
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The age of a planet can be estimated using radiometric dating of the radioactive components of the rocks. To nd the age of the solar system, we need a
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ASTA01H3 Lecture Notes - Lecture 1: Cubic Centimetre, Solar Wind, Molecular Cloud

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12 Dec 2017
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The radiation pressure as well as solar wind push gas and dust away. Due to the fact that dust and gas respond differently to radiation pressure and so
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ASTA01H3 Lecture Notes - Lecture 1: Angular Momentum, Tidal Acceleration, Escape Velocity

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10 Dec 2017
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Newton"s work made him realize that orbits come in a number of different shapes. Orbits come in 2 different types: closed and open. To understand the t
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