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ASTR 3 Lecture Notes - Lecture 1: Aswan, Scientific Notation, Ecliptic
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find more resources at oneclass.com Lecture 1: Intro - Homework: All homework assignments done on www.masteringastronomy.com​, make sure to register. Class ID for Lecture 1 is MASAKAIW17. Homework is du...

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Sakai S
ASTR 5 Lecture Notes - Lecture 5: Inverse-Square Law, Body Plan, Sputnik 1
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find more resources at oneclass.com ASTR 5 Week 3 Notes  Lecture 5  Metabolism  The 4 metabolic classifications are quite general, but we use it to search for cells  Carbon + energy + water = life  Function of w...

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Ian Mc Lean
ASTR 5 Lecture Notes - Lecture 3: San Andreas Fault, Continental Crust, Plate Tectonics
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find more resources at oneclass.com ASTR5 Week 2 Notes  Lecture 3: Chapter 4  Almost entirely about geology. We take for granted most of qualities that make Earth habitable;  our neighbors prove how rare these qual...

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Ian Mc Lean
ASTR 5 Lecture Notes - Lecture 2: Atomic Mass, Atomic Number, Ballpoint Pen
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ASTR 5 Week 1 Notes  Lecture 2  Bringing context to our search  I. Universe is vast and old.  Lightyear (ly): unit of distance, (speed of light)*(seconds in 1 year)  ~ 10 trillion km / 6 trillion...

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ASTR 3 Lecture Notes - Lecture 11: Orbital Period, Subgiant, Bright Giant

11116 Astro Lecture 11: Measurements of Stars luminosity: amount of power a star radiates (Energy per second, Js = 1 Watt) 2 luminosity = 4 * (apparent brightness) apparent brightness (flux): amount of starlight that reach...

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ASTR 3
Alice Shapley
ASTR 3 Lecture Notes - Lecture 9: Milky Way, Earth Mass, Circumstellar Habitable Zone

102516 Lecture 9: Pluto, Extrasolar Planets PLUTO discovered in 1930 avg dist a = 39.4 AU, but varies from ~2949 AU Cold! bc so far away (238 to 218 C) has an atmosphere 5 known satellites (Charon is largest) New Horizons ...

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Alice Shapley
ASTR 3 Lecture Notes - Lecture 10: Solar Cycle, Visa Inc., Radiation Zone

102716 Lecture 10: The Sun STARS, in general: spherical distributions of hot gas radiate huge amounts of E held together by balance between gravity and gas pressure OUR SUN, in our system contains 99.9 of the mass in the ...

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ASTR 3
Alice Shapley
ASTR 3 Lecture Notes - Lecture 2: Precession, Angular Diameter, Orbital Period

09272016 Astro 3 Shapley Lecture 2: Discovering the Universe for Yourself Constellation: a region of the sky, within official borders set in 1928 by the IAU Recognizable by a patterngroup of stars The patterns of stars hav...

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ASTR 3
Alice Shapley
ASTR 3 Lecture Notes - Lecture 3: Nicolaus Copernicus, Orbital Period, Supernatural

092916 Astro 3 Shapley Lecture 3: Science and History of Astronomy How did astronomical observations benefit ancient societies? Keep track of time and seasons Aid to navigation What did ancient civilizations achieve in ast...

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ASTR 3
Alice Shapley
ASTR 3 Lecture Notes - Lecture 8: Alko, Bisulfide, Liquid Hydrogen

102016 Astro 3 Lecture 8: Jovian Planets (Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, Neptune) bigger than earth lower density, diff composition from terr. planets rings numerous moons COMPOSITION Jupiter and Saturn almost all H HE, very li...

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ASTR 3
Alice Shapley
ASTR 3 Lecture Notes - Lecture 7: Aurora, Lithosphere, Basalt

101316 Astro 3 Shapley Lecture 7 Terrestial Planets Mercury, Venus, Earth ( Earths Moon), Mars EARTH AS A PLANET earth is geologically active bc it is big enough of a planet to still have a hot interior Structure: lithosph...

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ASTR 3
Alice Shapley
ASTR 3 Lecture Notes - Lecture 6: Planetesimal, Gallium Arsenide, Solid Surface

101116 Astro 3 Lecture 6: The Solar System Why do we put telescopes in space? Because on Earth 1) light pollution 2) air turbulence causes blurred images 3) atmosphere absorbs most of the electromagnetic (EM) spectrum, inc...

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ASTR 3
Alice Shapley
ASTR 3 Lecture Notes - Lecture 14: Highly Elliptical Orbit, Tidal Force, Tidal Heating

find more resources at oneclass.com ASTRONOMY 3 – 10.24.16  Pluto: o Goes around sun 3 times when Neptune goes twice (3:2 resonance with Neptune) o Has a nitrogen haze atmosp...

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Coroniti Ferdinand
ASTR 3 Lecture Notes - Lecture 3: Photosphere, Chromosphere, Hydrogen Fuel

find more resources at oneclass.com ASTRO LECTURE- SEPTEMBER 30, 2016 REVIEW:  Black body is a perfect absorber and perfect emitter of radiation o Curves are function of temp; hotter they are, furth...

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Coroniti Ferdinand
ASTR 3 Lecture Notes - Lecture 2: Gravitational Binding Energy, Radiation Zone, Photosphere

find more resources at oneclass.com SOLAR MODEL:  Stable: constant structure Constant luminosity  Hydrostatic equilibrium: stable structure  Stability requi...

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Coroniti Ferdinand

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