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Class Notes for Rick Halpern

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Notes for Lecture 2 and 3

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Lecture 6--11, Study Guide

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Lecture 6: escape velocity: the speed necessary for a projectile to completely escape a planets gravitational field, radiation, em radiation.  visible
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key points (lecture 17, 18 and 19)

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Lecture 17: saturn: rings go through phases, density less than water, 1/3 mass of jupiter, rotation speed squashes the saturn so that equatorial diamet
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emphasis of lecture 4 and 5

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Lecture 15--17, Study Guide

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9hr 55min squashed by rotation but not as much as expected: calculations tell us that this must be because jupiter has a dense (rocky-type) core. About
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Lecture 12--14, Study Guide

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 117 earth days to get 1 venusian solar day. It takes 243 days to rotate 360 degrees.  225 days in one ear: orbit.  almost circular: atmosphere: den
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Lecture 7 and 8 in class notes

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The frequencies and: wavelengths corresponding to peak emission are marked, a cool, invisible galactic gas cloud called rho ophiuchi. At a temperature:
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ASTA01H3 Lecture Notes - Positron

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 solar constant amount of sun"s energy reaching earth is 1400 w/m2: every kg of the sun produces 0. 2 milliwatts of energy.  this will continue throu
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ASTA01H3 Lecture Notes - Focal Length

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 differential refraction as light pass through a lens.  problem with refraction telescope: focal length of red, green and blue light differs www. not
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