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BUCAS AS 102Merav OpherFall

CAS AS 102 Lecture Notes - Electric Field, Roygbiv, Electromagnetic Spectrum

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20 Jan 2014
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Light is a messenger, it can tell us the temperature of objects, what they"re made od, and the speed they"re moving. Two people with lanterns stand on
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BUCAS AS 102Merav OpherFall

CAS AS 102 Lecture Notes - Scientific Method, Celestial Equator, Cosmological Principle

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20 Jan 2014
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Milky way is part of a group of galaxies called the local group. 1 astronomical unit (au) is the distance from the sun to the earth. Light is the faste
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BUCAS AS 102Merav OpherFall

Astronomy 102 October 4th.docx

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20 Jan 2014
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Midterm on chapters 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, and 13, up to page 403. Brightness= total light emitted per second/area of a sphere of radius. Brightness= total lig
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BUCAS AS 102Merav OpherFall

CAS AS 102 Lecture Notes - Protostar, Bipolar Outflow, Low Mass

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20 Jan 2014
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Interstellar medium: this is the place where stars are formed. 1% of the ism material is in what we call interstellar dust. Dust is iron, silicon, carb
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BUCAS AS 102Manasvita JoshiFall

CAS AS 102 Lecture Notes - Lecture 1: Virgo Supercluster, Local Group

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25 Sep 2017
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Earth was proven to be a sphere approximately 2,500 years ago. Earth was proven to go around the sun approximately 400 years ago. Our solar system is i
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BUCAS AS 102Merav OpherFall

CAS AS 102 Lecture Notes - Hydrostatic Equilibrium, Coronal Hole, Photosphere

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20 Jan 2014
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When an electron breaks free of an atom due to too much energy, it is called ionizing the electron. Some light leaving a star is absorbed by atoms in t
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