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Syllabus -- Notes -- Pilot-- textbook -- Astronomy college course -- Phy1060/Old studyguide -- slides - wright.miraheze.org


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Phy1060 (Astronomy) -- Quiz tomorrow (Friday 2/15) on Chasing Pluto


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Chapter Titles: 1 Science and the Universe: A Brief Tour    2 Observing the Sky: The Birth of Astronomy    3 Orbits and Gravity    4 Earth, Moon, and Sky    5 Radiation and Spectra    6 Astronomical Instruments    7 Other Worlds: An Introduction to the Solar System    8 Earth as a Planet    9 Cratered Worlds    10 Earthlike Planets: Venus and Mars    11 The Giant Planets    12 Rings, Moons, and Pluto    13 Comets and Asteroids: Debris of the Solar System    14 Cosmic Samples and the Origin of the Solar System    15 The Sun: A Garden-Variety Star    16 The Sun: A Nuclear Powerhouse    17 Analyzing Starlight    18 The Stars: A Celestial Census    19 Celestial Distances    20 Between the Stars: Gas and Dust in Space    21 The Birth of Stars and the Discovery of Planets outside    22. Stars from Adolescence to Old Age    23 The Death of Stars    24 Black Holes and Curved Spacetime    25 The Milky Way Galaxy    26 Galaxies    27 Active Galaxies, Quasars, and Supermassive Black Holes    28 The Evolution and Distribution of Galaxies    29 The Big Bang    30 Life in the Universe