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UCFAST 2002James CooneyFall

AST 2002 Chapter Notes - Chapter 10: Doppler Spectroscopy, Gravitational Lens, Orbital Period

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Other stars are distant suns, they might be orbited by their own planets. Extrasolar planets- a planet orbiting a star other than our sun; lies beyond
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AST 2002 Chapter 12: Chapter 12

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Stars are born from clouds of interstellar gas. Stars sign by nuclear fusion for millions to billions of years. We o(cid:374)ly see a (cid:271)(cid:396
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AST 2002 Chapter Notes - Chapter 13: Angular Momentum, Protostar, Binary Star

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AST 2002 Chapter 1: AST Chapter 1 (got a 97 on quiz)

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AST 2002 Chapter Notes - Chapter 5: Adaptive Optics, 30 Foot Fall, Continuous Spectrum

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Spectrum- a band of colors, as seen in a rainbow, produced by separation of the components of light by their different degrees of refraction according
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UCFAST 2002James CooneyFall

AST 2002 Chapter Notes - Chapter 5: Electromagnetic Spectrum, Mass Number, Atomic Number

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Light is sometimes referred to as electromagnetic radiation. c. ii. A wave is something that can transmit energy without carrying material along with i
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AST 2002 Chapter Notes - Chapter 11.2: Photosphere, Photon, Radiation Zone

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The sun shines because of energy generated by nuclear fusion, and that this fusion occurs under the extreme temperatures and densities found in the sun
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AST 2002 Chapter Notes - Chapter 12: Williamina Fleming, Stellar Classification, Cosmic Dust

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Stars are born from clouds of interstellar gas. Stars sign by nuclear fusion for millions to billions of years. We only see a brief moment in any star"
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AST 2002 Chapter Notes - Chapter 4: Angular Momentum, Orbital Speed, Inverse-Square Law

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AST 2002 Chapter Notes - Chapter 9: Airglow, Extinction Event, Acid Rain

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Asteroids are rocky leftover planetismals from the era of planet formation. Meteorites are small pieces of asteroids that orbited the sun for billions
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AST 2002 Chapter Notes - Chapter 9: Acid Rain, Lunar Meteorite, Solar Wind

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Asteroids are virtually undetectable to the naked eye and remained unnoticed for almost 2 centuries after the invention of the telescope. First asteroi
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AST 2002 Chapter Notes - Chapter 8: Ammonium Hydrosulfide, Metallic Hydrogen, Great Red Spot

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The jovian planets are made mostly of hydrogen, helium, and hydrogen compounds. They do not all have the same composition. Jupiter and saturn are made
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