Environmental Science/Physics 141: Astronomy Notes

Steven Dutch, Natural and Applied Sciences, University of Wisconsin - Green Bay
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Topic

Notes

Power Points

Some Basic Stuff You Have to Know
The Universe: Table of Contents

A Few Things You Really Need to Know First Introduction
The Universe: Table of Contents

Finding Your Way In The Sky

Finding Your Way Around The Sky
Taking Pictures of the Sky
Finding Your Way In The Sky
Stuff in the Sky

How The Solar System Works

How the Solar System Works
How Planets Work
Rings and Resonances
More About Orbits
How Planets Work
Tides and Tidal Forces

The Earth and Moon

Earth   
Earth Images - Surface Features
Earth Images - Distant Views
Crater Forms
Craters and Planetary History
The Moon
Artificial Satellites

Planet Earth
Impacts
Earth-Moon System
The Moon

Venus and Mercury

Mercury
Mercury Images
Venus
Venus Global Topography
Venus Global Images
Venus Surface Features
The (Almost) Venus-Earth Pentagram
Venus and Mercury

Mars

Mars
The Martian Landscape
Mars

The Gas Giants

Jupiter
Jupiter Images
Jupiter Images - Satellites
Saturn
Saturn Images
Saturn Images - Satellites
Uranus
Uranus Images
Neptune
Neptune Images
Asteroids, Comets and Meteors
Jupiter
Saturn
Planetary Rings
The Outer Planets

Minor Planets, Comets, and other Small Objects

Asteroids (Minor Planets)
Comets
The Kuiper Belt
Pluto
Pluto Images
 

Our Star: The Sun

The Sun The Sun
Recipe For a Small Planet

Other Stars

The Stars as Seen from Earth
Distances to the Sun and Stars
Starlight And What It Tells Us
Life Cycles of Stars
The Stars
Life Cycles of Stars
Starlight and What it Tells Us
Special Stars

The Deep Sky

  The Deep Sky

Galaxies

Galaxies: Their Structure and Distances Galaxies

The Universe

Cosmology: Structure, Origin and Fate of the Universe Galaxies and the Universe

Life in the Universe

  Life in the Universe

Texts: Seeds and Backman, Perspectives on Astronomy

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