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Astronomy I: Our Place in the Cosmos

AS101 Lecture 20

Lecture 20 4102013 10800 PM On beyond NeptuneReview Jovian Planets and their moonsAll of the Jovian planets have many satellites as well as ringsEach planet with its moons and rings forms a whole interacting systemMoons pe...

Astronomy
AS101
Patrick Mc Graw
AS101 Lecture Notes - Lecture 19: Trailing Edge, Galilean Moons, Spectroscopy

Lecture 19 4/10/2013 1:02:00 PM Jovian Planets and their moons, Part II An example to illustrate tidal force:  Imagine two pieces of rock, each with a mas...

Astronomy
AS101
Patrick Mc Graw
AS101 Lecture Notes - Lecture 18: Roche Limit, Galilean Moons, Metallic Hydrogen

Lecture 18 4/10/2013 12:54:00 PM Jovian Planets and their moons, Part I Common characteristics of Jovian Planets:  Larger than terrestrial planets. ...

Astronomy
AS101
Patrick Mc Graw
AS101 Lecture Notes - Lecture 17: Runaway Greenhouse Effect, Flattening, Sulfur Dioxide

Lecture 17 4/10/2013 12:46:00 PM Mars Clarifications:  Venus is the object in the solar system with the thickest atmosphere, excluding the...

Astronomy
AS101
Patrick Mc Graw
AS101 Lecture Notes - Lecture 16: Maxwell Montes, Venera 2, Venera 8

Lecture 16 4/10/2013 12:33:00 PM The Terrestrial Planets Review: Solar Nebula Model:  Solar system formed from a collapsing cloud.  Spin of...

Astronomy
AS101
Patrick Mc Graw
AS101 Lecture Notes - Lecture 15: Spectroscopy, Magnetic Braking, Doppler Spectroscopy

Lecture 15 4/10/2013 12:24:00 PM Features and Formation of the Solar System—and Are we Alone? Notable feature of the Solar system:  Most of the solar ...

Astronomy
AS101
Patrick Mc Graw
AS101 Lecture Notes - Lecture 14: Solar Wind, Nebular Hypothesis, Kuiper Belt

Lecture 14 4/8/2013 3:49:00 PM Introduction to the Solar System: The Doppler Effect:  When we observe lies from an astronomical source, for example, ...

Astronomy
AS101
Patrick Mc Graw
AS101 Lecture Notes - Lecture 13: Photon, 30 Foot Fall, Cosmic Microwave Background

Lecture 13 4/8/2013 3:29:00 PM Astronomy with non-visible light Spectroscopy Why look at other types of light?  Different types of sources emit diffe...

Astronomy
AS101
Patrick Mc Graw
AS101 Lecture Notes - Lecture 12: Virtual Image, Refraction, Wind Wave

Lecture 12 4/8/2013 2:44:00 PM Light and Telescope Part II Review: Properties of light:  Light is a wave and carries energy  Travels thr...

Astronomy
AS101
Patrick Mc Graw
AS101 Lecture Notes - Lecture 11: Hitachi Maxell, Angular Diameter, Tidal Locking

Lecture 11 3/25/2013 9:10:00 AM Our Window on the Universe: Near Earth Asteroids:  Rocky objects orbiting the sun at a distance similar to earths orbi...

Astronomy
AS101
Patrick Mc Graw
AS101 Lecture Notes - Lecture 10: Escape Velocity, Solar System, Inverse-Square Law

Lecture 10 2/6/2013 12:23:00 PM Does the Universe Revolve around you? Part II Review: Ptolemaic Model:  Geocentric (centered on Earth)  Ba...

Astronomy
AS101
Patrick Mc Graw
AS101 Lecture Notes - Lecture 9: Orbital Period, De Revolutionibus Orbium Coelestium, Ancient Greek Astronomy

Lecture 9 2/4/2013 12:30:00 PM Does the universe revolve around you? Ancient Astronomy:  France: Cave paintings from 15, 000 BC may suggest knowledge...

Astronomy
AS101
Patrick Mc Graw
AS101 Lecture Notes - Lecture 8: Tidal Locking, Retrograde And Prograde Motion, Antarctic Circle

Lecture 8 2/2/2013 12:28:00 PM The Wanderers Homework:  Stars closer to the NPC than the horizon are circumpolar—they never get below t...

Astronomy
AS101
Patrick Mc Graw
AS101 Lecture Notes - Lecture 6: Equatorial Bulge, Solar Time, Equinox

Lecture 6 1/23/2013 12:21:00 PM Cycles of the Sky, Part II Homework is due Monday. Old homework :  The amount of time it takes like to travel from...

Astronomy
AS101
Patrick Mc Graw
AS101 Lecture 7

Lecture 7 222013 120700 PM Phases of the moon and eclipsesWhy does the moon have phasesDepending on the angle between the sun earth and moon and observer on earth will see more or less of the light and dark sides of the mo...

Astronomy
AS101
Patrick Mc Graw

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