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UCLAASTR 5SchwartzSpring

ASTR 5 Chapter Notes - Chapter 8: Tharsis, Arctic Methane Emissions, Martian Meteorite

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Mars is so cold that any liquid water would immediately freeze into ice. The air pressure is so low, that even when the temperature rises above zero, l
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UCLAASTR 4Malkan M.AFall

ASTR 4 Chapter Notes - Chapter 17-24: Supernova Remnant, Roman Numerals, Spectroscopy

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Seasons = tilt of earth"s axis toward sun. Precession: gradual wobble that alters orientation of earth"s axis. Copernicus calculated planets" orbital p
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UCLAASTR 5SchwartzSpring

ASTR 5 Chapter Notes - Chapter 10: Solar Core, Runaway Greenhouse Effect, Realclimate

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Chapter 10: the nature and evolution of habitability. Habitable zone is the region around a star in which planets could potentially have surface temper
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UCLAASTR 5SchwartzSpring

ASTR 5 Chapter Notes - Chapter 6: Late Heavy Bombardment, Technological Evolution, Cell Nucleus

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UCLAASTR 3Rich, R.M.Summer

ASTR 3 Chapter Notes - Chapter 13: Brown Dwarf, Nucleon, Thermostat

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Stars are born in cold, dense clouds of gas whose pressure cannot resist gravitational contraction. Example: cloud has temp 30k and average density of
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UCLAASTR 3Sakai SWinter

ASTR 3 Chapter 2-4: Astronomy 3 Textbook 2.4 Notes

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As train passes by you, its train whistle changes from high shrill to low blare. This change is called the doppler effect. This is because the sound is
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UCLAASTR 3Sakai SWinter

ASTR 3 Chapter 2-2: Astronomy 3 Textbook 2.2 Notes

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White light can be separated into red, orange, yellow, green, blue, and violet hues. Can separate beam of white light into rainbow called spectrum by p
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UCLAASTR 3Sakai SWinter

ASTR 3 Chapter Notes - Chapter 0-4: Ptolemy, Deferent And Epicycle, Nicolaus Copernicus

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Textbook notes: chapter 0. 4: the measurement of distance. One distance-measurement method is called triangulation, used to measure faraway objects. Is
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UCLAASTR 3Sakai SWinter

ASTR 3 Chapter Notes - Chapter 0-3: Stellar Atmosphere, Lunar Eclipse, Quarter Moon

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Textbook notes: chapter 0. 3: the motion of the moon. By observing patterns in sky and associating them with events on. Earth, astronomers established
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UCLAASTR 5SchwartzSpring

ASTR 5 Chapter Notes - Chapter 7: Ethane, Extremophile, Litmus

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UCLAASTR 5SchwartzSpring

ASTR 5 Chapter Notes - Chapter 1: Exoplanet, Planetary Science

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UCLAASTR 3Sakai SWinter

ASTR 3 Chapter Notes - Chapter 1-2: Ellipse

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Kepler"s 3 laws were devloped empirically, resulted from analysis of obserational data. Issac newton formed three basic laws of motion which today form
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