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ASTR 3 Lecture Notes - Lecture 9: Tunguska Event, Orbital Period, Meteor Crater
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Kirchhoffs Laws 1.Any solid, liquid, or dense gas produces a continuous spectrum of radiation. 2.A low-density hot gas emits a series of bright emission lines, determined by the composition of the gas. 3.A lo...

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Steven Furlanetto
ASTR 3 Lecture Notes - Lecture 8: Diffraction, W. M. Keck Observatory, Radio Astronomy
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Lecture 08: Light and Matter part 02 The Doppler effect: We can use this to measure a planets speed and direction. In astronomy: blue shift & red shift. Blue shift: the object moves toward you, a sho...

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ASTR 3 Lecture Notes - Lecture 7: Atomic Orbital, Photon, Emission Spectrum
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Lecture 07: Light and Structure Wavelength and frequency: important variables in describing light. Ultraviolent is shorter in wavelength than visible light, which is also shorter than infrared. Increa...

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ASTR 3 Lecture Notes - Lecture 6: Ellipse, Wind Wave, Electric Field
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Lecture 06: Gravity Redux Orbiting is just falling with the right speed. The faster the initial speed is (the force we launch the canon), the farther the cannonball is going to land. Launch into the orbit to rotate the ear...

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Steven Furlanetto
ASTR 3 Lecture Notes - Lecture 5: Isaac Newton, Geocentric Model, Orbital Period
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Lecture 05: motion and gravity Johannes Kepler: imperial mathematician in Prague. He used Tychos data to pull out new patterns from the planets. He believed that the universe could only be explained through music. ...

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Steven Furlanetto
ASTR 3 Lecture Notes - Lecture 4: Galilean Moons, Lunar Eclipse, Nicolaus Copernicus
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Lecture 04: The birth of modern astronomy A total solar eclipse: totality. New moon phase only, and with the correct distance, angle. (Lunar eclipse: full moon only.) As distance change, angle change, An annular ec...

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Steven Furlanetto
ASTR 3 Lecture Notes - Lecture 3: Tropical Year, Lunar Eclipse, The Moons
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Lecture 03: motion in the sky We think of the sky as a celestial sphere to understand the motions in the sky. Motion of celestial objects: sun rises from east, reach a height near noon, and sets in the west. The star d...

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Steven Furlanetto
ASTR 3 Lecture Notes - Lecture 2: Scientific Method, Angular Diameter, Scientific Theory
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Lecture 02: The night sky 24 -15 Ppt1.2: 10 10 m th 1 meter=3.3 feet; 1 kilometer=6 10 of a mile=1000 meters. Earths diameter: 12,756km. sun: 100 times larger. ...

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Steven Furlanetto
ASTR 3 Lecture Notes - Lecture 3: Orbital Period, Lunar Phase
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1/16/18 Lec Seasons: o Caused by tilt of earths axis (23.5 deg) and rotation of earth around the sun o Sun nev...

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Rich, R.M.
ASTR 3 Lecture Notes - Lecture 2: Murchison Promontory, Angular Distance, Right Ascension
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1/11/18 Lec We are constantly going through all kinds of motion o Earth rotates around axis once a day ...

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Rich, R.M.
ASTR 3 Lecture Notes - Lecture 1: Scientific Notation, Elliptical Galaxy, Einstein Ring
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1/9/2018 Lec 1 Key Themes: We are part of universe and can learn about our origins by studying universe Last 5...

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Rich, R.M.
ASTR 3 Lecture Notes - Lecture 1: Scientific Notation, The Exponents, Decimal Mark
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Lecture 01: Introduction to Astronomy History of the universe: how we fit into the larger picture. Scientific inquiries: Maori (native New Zealanders) Creation Myth---separation of earth and heaven. Separation comes...

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Steven Furlanetto
ASTR 3 Lecture Notes - Lecture 6: Orion Nebula, Kuiper Belt, Solid Surface
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WEEK 3 LEC 2 What does the solar system look like? o Sun and many other smaller objects: planets, their moons and rings, and such debris as asteroid, comets, and dust Inventory o The sun, a star that is brighter than about...

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Sakai S
ASTR 5 Lecture Notes - Lecture 1: Classical Planet, Exoplanet, Thomas Edison

ASTRONOMY 5 Notes Week 1 Lecture 1 6/21/2016 Tuesday Why Study the Universe? Looove the contrast between the awkward cactus shape and intricate constellations ...

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ASTR 3 Lecture 3: Astronomy 3 Lecture 3 Notes
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Lecture 3: Light and Telescope Thermal radiation: Nearly all largedense objects emit radiation. Thermal radiation coming from Sun and virtually all objects follow a curve similar to the blackbody curve when plotted with ...

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Sakai S

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