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64-190 Lecture Notes - Lecture 13: Spectroscopy, Eyepiece, Secondary Mirror
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Chapter 6: Telescopes and Collecting Astronomical Data Roughly 9000 stars are visible to the unaided eye o If you are really far away from light you can see more stars, in our hemisphere can see about 4,500 stars, and the ...

Physics
64-190
Mr.Mark Lubrick
64-190 Lecture Notes - Lecture 16: Kuiper Belt, Ecliptic, Cosmic Dust
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Chapter 7 Other Worlds: An Introduction to the Solar System Missions have flown past, orbited, or landed on every planet Solar system has o 1 star the sun = 99.8 of total mass of solar system o Over 170 moons orbiting 8 pl...

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64-190
Mr.Mark Lubrick
64-190 Lecture Notes - Lecture 14: Adaptive Optics, Light Pollution, Solar Time
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Bad Seeing o The resolution we have on Earth is limited o For a while they were building better and better telescopes and they started noticing they werent getting as clear an image as expected, as Theory predicted, we wer...

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64-190 Lecture Notes - Lecture 15: Hubble Space Telescope, Infrared Astronomy, Radio Astronomy
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Observations outside Earths atmosphere o If we go back to our slide from last week and look at the electromagnetic spectrum and how it interacts with our atmosphere, how its absorbed by our atmosphere, a clear picture star...

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Mr.Mark Lubrick
64-190 Lecture Notes - Lecture 19: Gravity Assist, Ellipse, Seasonality
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Chapter 11: The Giant Planets Gas Giants vs. Ice Giants Hydrogen caused the chemistry of the outer solar system to become reducing The outer parts of the solar system would have been cooler so lighter compounds, gases, ice...

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64-190 Lecture 21: Lecture 21
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Chapter 15: The Sun A Garden Variety Star An enormous ball of extremely hot, largely ionized gas, shining under its own power Earth could fit in the Sun 109 times Could fit 1.3 million Earths within the Sun Ionized gas the...

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64-190
Mr.Mark Lubrick
64-190 Lecture Notes - Lecture 18: Tide, Semi-Major And Semi-Minor Axes, Tidal Locking
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Ocean Tides and the Moon From low tide to high tide the water level changes drastically Forces will be determined by the mass of the object Distance from an object can be different even for one object o Near side of earth ...

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64-190
Mr.Mark Lubrick
64-190 Lecture Notes - Lecture 20: Galilean Moons, Retrograde And Prograde Motion, Rings Of Saturn
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Chapter 12: Rings, Moons and Pluto All the Jovian planets have rings around them 13 of moons in outer solar system have regular orbits, but the rest are irregular in various ways Larger objects are spherical rather than ci...

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64-190
Mr.Mark Lubrick
64-190 Lecture Notes - Lecture 17: Kuiper Belt, Asteroid Belt, Oort Cloud
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Kuiper belt has clues to how our planetary system changed early on o Jupiter likely drifted inward while other Jovian orbits expanded outwards, brought the Kuiper belt out further and became a stable orbit just past the or...

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64-190
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64-190 Lecture Notes - Lecture 7: Apsis, Semi-Major And Semi-Minor Axes, Solar Mass
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Astronauts are falling around the earth causing weightlessness o The force of gravity is acting one everything, the space station and astronauts, its constantly falling towards the Earth and becau...

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Mr.Mark Lubrick
64-190 Lecture Notes - Lecture 6: Net Force, Figure Skating
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Chapter 3: Orbits and Gravity Speed Versus Velocity o Momentum is a measure of a body motion Your velocity and mass combined Tells more of the picture o Speed is h...

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64-190 Lecture Notes - Lecture 12: Blueshift, Negative Number, Redshift
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The electron can cascade down o If an electron is at n=1, jumps to n=5, it could go straight back down to 1 or it could cascade down and go 4, then 3 etc. o If it jumps down in layers, each time it w...

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64-190 Lecture Notes - Lecture 8: Electric Field
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Chapter 5: Radiation and Spectra Andromeda Galaxy farthest object seen with unaided eye, 2/5 million light years away, a close galaxy to us o The galaxies are too far away to ever visit, so have to ...

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64-190 Lecture Notes - Lecture 11: Formula 4, The Raindrops
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Temperature of an object: direct measure of the average amount of microscopic motion within it o Hotter an object, the faster its particles, the more intense the energy radiated o Temperature can ...

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64-190 Lecture Notes - Lecture 9: Thermosphere, Electromagnetic Spectrum, Radio Window
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Period and frequency are inversely related to each other o F = 1/T o Frequency how many waves per second o Period how long for a wave o Ex. 5 waves take 10 seconds to pass a boat in a lake. What...

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64-190
Mr.Mark Lubrick
Thermodynamics - Reference Guides

This detailed and well structured Guide builds upon the Physics principles defined in its companion Guides. The basic concepts are clearly and concisely defined and the laws of Thermodynamics are clearly articulated. Graph...

Chemistry
CHEM 11100
All Professors
Physics - Reference Guides

This Guide is an aid to understanding one of the essential ‘hard’ sciences. Concepts such as mechanics and magnetism are explained in clear terms, aided by a number of useful examples and equations. The Guide provides the ...

Basic Engineering
BE 1101
All Professors

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