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The Sun and Its Neighbours

AST101H1 Chapter 14: AST Chapter 14
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14.1 ACLOSER LOOKAT THE SUN Why does the Sun shine? The Stable Sun The sun maintains these internal conditions through a natural balance between two competing forces: gravity pulling inward and pressure pushing outward. Th...

Astronomy & Astrophysics
AST101H1
Michael Reid
AST101H1 Chapter 11: AST Chapter 11
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11.1ADIFFERENT KIND OF PLANET Are Jovian planets all alike? Jovian Planet Composition Jupiter and Saturn are made almost entirely of hydrogen and helium, while Uranus and Neptune are made mostly of hydrogen compounds mixed...

Astronomy & Astrophysics
AST101H1
Michael Reid
AST101H1 Chapter Notes - Chapter 8: Planetesimal, Solar Wind, Oort Cloud
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8.3 THE FORMATION OF PLANETS Why are there two major types of planets? Condensation: Sowing the Seeds of Planets The cloud that gave birth to our solar system was the product of recycling of gas through many generations o...

Astronomy & Astrophysics
AST101H1
Michael Reid
AST101H1 Chapter Notes - Chapter 2: Celestial Equator, Angular Diameter, Minute And Second Of Arc
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2.1 PATTERNS IN THE NIGHT SKY What does the universe look like from Earth? Constellations Constellation is a region of the sky with well-defined borders. Similar pattern The Celestial Sphere Stars and other celestial ob...

Astronomy & Astrophysics
AST101H1
Michael Reid
AST101H1 Chapter Notes - Chapter 9: Volcanic Crater, Mount Kilimanjaro, Impact Crater
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9.1 CONNECTING PLANETARY INTERIORSAND SURFACES What are terrestrial planets like on the inside? Seismic waves are vibrations that travel both through the interior and along the surface after an earthquake. () Layering by ...

Astronomy & Astrophysics
AST101H1
Michael Reid
AST101H1 Chapter Notes - Chapter 10: Solar Wind, Planetary Science, Thermosphere
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10.1 ATMOSPHERIC BASICS What is an atmosphere? An atmosphere is a layer of gas that surrounds a world. Atmospheric Pressure Collisions of individual atoms or molecules in an atmosphere create pressure that pushes in all ...

Astronomy & Astrophysics
AST101H1
Michael Reid
AST101H1 Chapter Notes - Chapter 2: Tidal Locking, Ashen Light, Shadow Falls
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2.3 THEMOON, OUR CONSTANT COMPANION Earths daily rotation makes the Moon appear to rise in the east and set in the west each day. Why do we see phases of the moon? (FIGURE 2.22) The phases from new to full are said to ...

Astronomy & Astrophysics
AST101H1
Michael Reid
AST101H1 Chapter Notes - Chapter 1: Celestial Equator, Right Ascension, Tropical Year
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S1.2 CELESTIALCOORDINATESAND MOTION IN THE SKY How do we locate objects on the celestial sphere? Celestial coordinates: function much like the coordinates of latitude and longitude on Earth; we can use an objects celestia...

Astronomy & Astrophysics
AST101H1
Michael Reid
AST101H1 Chapter Notes - Chapter 5: Diffraction Grating, Incandescent Light Bulb, Electromagnetic Spectrum
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Chapter 5 5.1 LIGHT IN EVERYDAY LIFE How do we experience light? The energy that light carries is called radiative energy. Energy and Power We measure energy in units of joules. The rate of energy flow is called power, ...

Astronomy & Astrophysics
AST101H1
Michael Reid
AST101H1 Chapter Notes - Chapter 4: Angular Momentum, Weightlessness, Net Force
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4. MAKING SENSE OFTHE UNIVERSE 4.1 DESCRIBING MOTION: EXAMPLES FROM DAILY LIFE How do we describe motion? Speed, Velocity, andAcceleration The speed of the car tells us how far it will go in a certain amount of time...

Astronomy & Astrophysics
AST101H1
Michael Reid
AST101H1 Chapter Notes - Chapter 2: Clairvoyance, Orbital Period

o Astronomy Notes o If I drop a ball, it falls to earth. Both objects have mass so they attract each other gravitationally. o If I throw the ball very slowly, it will fall along to the ground o The faster you throw ...

Astronomy & Astrophysics
AST101H1
Michael Reid
AST101H1 Chapter Notes - Chapter 2: Class Consciousness, Solidarity, Class Conflict
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reading for soc lec 2 18:27 Functionalism Functionalist theory ex. Durkheims theory of suicide Incorporates 4 features Stable patterns of social relations or social structures in human behavior o Durkheim suicide rates are...

Astronomy & Astrophysics
AST101H1
Michael Reid
AST101H1 Chapter Notes - Chapter 3: Observer-Expectancy Effect, Scientific Method, Scientific Community
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reading for soc lec 3 RM 18:05 PERSPECTIVE James Driskell David Milgard convicted of murder Years later, DNA tests were done and they were released At the beginning of their charges, the court believed they had the quali...

Astronomy & Astrophysics
AST101H1
Michael Reid
AST101H1 Chapter Notes - Chapter 2: Umbral Calculus

Constellations (chapter 2)  Have no physical meaning  88 Western constellations completely cover the whole sky (name for every part of the sky) Celestial Sphere  All of the stars are attached to a transparent celes...

Astronomy & Astrophysics
AST101H1
Michael Reid
AST101H1 Chapter 1: AST101-Chapter-1

Universe Proportions/Cosmic Address (chapter 1) 7 13 21 Planet (10 ) -> solar system (10 ) -> galaxy (10 ) -> galaxy cluster -> universe (10 )7 Astronomical Units (AU) ...

Astronomy & Astrophysics
AST101H1
Michael Reid

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