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UTMAST101H5John LesterFall

AST101H5 Lecture Notes - Formation And Evolution Of The Solar System, Collision Theory, Tidal Force

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6 - survey of our solar system (oct. 24) Sun is the heart of the solar system. Sun"s radiation warms all the objects in the solar system. Sun"s gravity
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UTMAST101H5John LesterFall

AST101H5 Lecture Notes - Comet, Kuiper Belt, Oort Cloud

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9 - asteroids, comets and dwarf planets (nov. 16) Solar system has many objects smaller than the major planets: These orbits show the strong in uence o
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UTMAST101H5John LesterFall

AST101H5 Lecture Notes - Continental Drift, Atomic Nucleus, Permafrost

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7 - earth and terrestrial planets (oct. 26) Earth is being studied in tremendous detail = the science of geology. Earth"s general properties = our clos
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UTMAST101H5John LesterFall

AST101H5 Lecture Notes - Giant Planet, Equatorial Bulge, Galilean Moons

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Recall that jovian planets share these physical properties: Large masses - 14. 5 to 318 mearth. Large diameters - 3. 88 to 11. 2 dearth. Large volumes
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UTMAST101H5John LesterFall

AST101H5 Lecture Notes - Cosmic Ray, Mass Number, Gustav Kirchhoff

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5 - light: the cosmic messenger (oct 7) Meteorites = solar system material that hits earth. Cosmic rays = very high energy subatomic particles from the
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UTMAST101H5John LesterFall

AST101H5 Lecture Notes - Earth Tide, Semi-Major And Semi-Minor Axes, Angular Diameter

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Chapter 4 - understanding motion, energy & gravity (sept 23) Speed = change in position/location in some amount of time = m/s. Velocity - not the same
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UTMAST101H5John LesterFall

AST101H5 Lecture Notes - Ancient Greek Astronomy, Astronomical Object, Deep Time

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Chapter one - our place in the universe (sept. 9) Only concentrate on the relevant topics discussed in lectures. Glossary: g1-g14 at the end of textboo
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UTMAST101H5John LesterFall

AST101H5 Lecture Notes - Angular Diameter, New Moon, Solar Eclipse Of April 8, 2024

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Chapter 2 - discovering the sky (sept. 12) Stars in a constellation may not be close to each other in space - just appear grouped from earth (star char
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UTMAST101H5John LesterFall

AST101H5 Lecture Notes - Ptolemy, Nicolaus Copernicus, Ellipse

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Chapter 3 - from observing to understanding (sept. 19) Look for trends - hours of daylight increase and decrease with seasons. Look for exceptions - ec
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