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Stanford University Course Astronomy 10 Lecture 2



Lecture Details :

Introduction to General Astronomy
Course Description :

Telescope viewing – sizes of astronimical objects – timeline graphic – desire to extract order from disorder regularity from choas- atmospheric windows – why is the sky blue,sunset red – black body radiation – kirchoffs law – doppler shift – lesson for earth – mar-atmosphere – planet and surface temparature – gold wind patterns – equivalance principle – gravity – rules of geometry – super gaints on the h-r diagram-orbits in sphere – consequences of hydrogen – luminosity – degenacy pressure – novae – merges of glaxies – cluster – life in the earth Lecture Details :

Introduction to General Astronomy
Course Description :

Telescope viewing – sizes of astronimical objects – timeline graphic – desire to extract order from disorder regularity from choas- atmospheric windows – why is the sky blue,sunset red – black body radiation – kirchoffs law – doppler shift – lesson for earth – mar-atmosphere – planet and surface temparature – gold wind patterns – equivalance principle – gravity – rules of geometry – super gaints on the h-r diagram-orbits in sphere – consequences of hydrogen – luminosity – degenacy pressure – novae – merges of glaxies – cluster – life in the earth

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