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BERKELEYASTRON C10Alexei FilippenkoFall

ASTRON C10 Chapter Notes - Chapter 1-20: Black-Body Radiation, Bohr Model, Vacuum Energy

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Two windows -- one for visible light and another for the radio part of the spectrum, which is why astronomers can base their radio telescopes on earth
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BERKELEYASTRON C10Filippenko AlexFall

ASTRON C10 Chapter 1: Chapter 1

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Light travels at 300,000 km/s (186,000 miles/s)(10 trillion km/year is one light-year) so it take long time to reach earth from far away. a. b. c. The
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BERKELEYASTRON C10Filippenko AlexFall

ASTRON C10 Chapter Notes - Chapter 3: Chromatic Aberration, Hubble Space Telescope, Adaptive Optics

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Galileo was the first to use telescopes for extensive astronomical studies a. b. He discovered lunar craters, the disk and four main moons of jupiter,
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BERKELEYASTRON C10Filippenko AlexFall

ASTRON C10 Chapter Notes - Chapter 2: Black-Body Radiation, Blueshift, Photon

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Electromagnetic radiation: continuous changes in electricity and magnetism at each point of space a. b. c. d. Gamma, x, ultraviolet, light, infrared, r
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BERKELEYASTRON C10Filippenko AlexFall

ASTRON C10 Chapter Notes - Chapter 4: Baily'S Beads, Photosphere, Orbital Period

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The period between two identical phases is 29. 5 earth days. a. b. c. d. e. f. Synodic period: the type of period that depends on the orientation with
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BERKELEYASTRON C10Alexei FilippenkoFall

ASTRON C10 Chapter Notes - Chapter 19: Cosmic Microwave Background, Planck Time, Cosmological Principle

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Quasars, only distant objects with large redshifts. Photons scatter (ie. reflect) off of free electrons, so universe was opaque (for 400"000 years) Ele
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BERKELEYASTRON 98Austin Mc DowellFall

ASTRON 98 Chapter 1: Astro 98 Bk Ch1 pg6

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BERKELEYASTRON 98Austin Mc DowellFall

ASTRON 98 Chapter Notes - Chapter 1: Grep

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BERKELEYASTRON 10Sperling NormanFall

ASTRON 10 Chapter Notes - Chapter 7: Carbonaceous Chondrite, Solar System, Comet Nucleus

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BERKELEYASTRON C12Geoffrey MarcyFall

ASTRON C12 Chapter Notes - Chapter 10: Solar Wind, Escape Velocity, Runaway Greenhouse Effect

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An atmosphere is a layer of gas that surrounds a world. Collisions of individual atoms or molecules in an atmosphere create pressure that pushes in all
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BERKELEYASTRON 98Austin Mc DowellFall

ASTRON 98 Chapter Notes - Chapter 1: Terminal Emulator

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BERKELEYASTRON 98Austin Mc DowellFall

ASTRON 98 Chapter Notes - Chapter 1: Mkdir

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