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UTSGAST101H1Michael ReidFall

AST101H1 Lecture Notes - Lecture 1: Milky Way, Observable Universe, Local Group

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UTSGAST101H1Michael ReidFall

AST101H1 Lecture Notes - Lecture 13: Meteor Crater, Himalayas, Basalt

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Earth: oceans and land, geologically active : processes that change the surface of a planet over time, interior continual radioactivity decay, core (me
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UTSGAST201H1Bryan Gaensler, C. Barth Netterfield, Ilana MacDonaldWinter

AST201H1 Lecture 4: AST201 - lecture 4

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20 Jan 2019
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Objects will move with a constant speed and direction unless acted on by an external. You feel gravity every day, every other force you feel (wind, pus
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UTSGAST201H1Bryan Gaensler, C. Barth Netterfield, Ilana MacDonaldWinter

AST201H1 Lecture 2: LIGHT

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19 Jan 2019
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How can you tell if a train has moved: you can be looking out the window, seeing if the landscape moves. If there are no windows, you can hear the trai
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UTSGAST201H1Bryan Gaensler, C. Barth Netterfield, Ilana MacDonaldWinter

AST201H1 Lecture Notes - Lecture 1: Vera Rubin, Spiral Galaxy, Orbital Speed

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19 Jan 2019
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One patch of the night sky can have numerous galaxies. If you are looking at things in the sky, it actually means you are looking back in time, as ligh
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UTSGAST201H1Bryan Gaensler, C. Barth Netterfield, Ilana MacDonaldWinter

AST201H1 Lecture 3: Relativity part 2

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15 Jan 2019
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Time dilation: when someone is moving relative to you, their clock will seem to be running slower. Not only does time slow down, but also length. Thing
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UTSGAST101H1Michael ReidFall

AST101H1 Lecture Notes - Lecture 6: Elipse, Semi-Major And Semi-Minor Axes, V Speeds

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Ast101 lecture 6 gravity and orbits (part 1) A physical body of mass that exerts force on an object and as result, the object is attracted toward the b
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UTSGAST101H1Michael ReidFall

AST101H1 Lecture Notes - Lecture 18: Cryovolcano, Protoplanet, Not Proven

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Ast101 lecture 18 dwarf planets & jovian planets. Could possibly be a surviving protoplanet - celestial body with collection of matter that survived fr
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UTSGAST201H1Bryan Gaensler, C. Barth Netterfield, Ilana MacDonaldWinter

AST201H1 Lecture Notes - Lecture 7: Cygnus X-1, Photon, Astronomical Object

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30 Jan 2019
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The black hole in the centre of our galaxy is actually much larger than cygnus x-1. Some elements tend to escape being devoured by black holes, and the
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UTSGAST101H1Michael ReidFall

AST101H1 Lecture 10: The Solar Spectrum (Light and Matter)

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Ast101 lecture 10 the solar spectrum (light and matter) Light (also known as electromagnetic radiation): a form of energy, more specifically radiative
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UTSGAST101H1Michael ReidFall

AST101H1 Lecture Notes - Lecture 9: Pearson Education, Asteroid Family, The Cooler

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Ast101 lecture 9 the sun: the nearest star (part 2) *note: e=mc2 shows that mass contains potential energy which at the speed of light squared converts
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UTSGAST101H1Michael ReidFall

AST101H1 Lecture Notes - Lecture 20: Methods Of Detecting Exoplanets, Astronomical Object, Light Curve

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Extrasolar planet, often referred to as exoplanets planets that orbit a star other than the sun. The exoplanets are named according to a system: star:
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