Lecture 13

Lecture 13 - Today (Monday) in Today (Monday) in Astro...

Info iconThis preview shows pages 1–6. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

Unformatted text preview: Today (Monday) in Today (Monday) in Astro Astro 3 3 z Cell phones off now, please z Plan: Í Today, finish Chapter 7 “The Jovian Planets” Í Weds: on to “Moons, Rings, and Pluto” Í Friday (maybe): Chapter 9 “The Sun” z Online quiz #4 covering chapters 6 and 7 due tonight by 10 p.m. z Ask me after class for midterm scantrons Class #13 Units of Chapter 7 9 Observations of Jupiter and Saturn 9 The Discoveries of Uranus and Neptune 9 Bulk Properties of the Jovian Planets Jupiter’s Atmosphere Atmospheres of the Outer Jovian Worlds Jovian Interiors 7.3 Bulk Properties of the Jovian Planets The Jovian planets are large and much less dense than the terrestrial planets; Saturn is less dense than water! hat are jovian planets made of? • Jupiter & Saturn: – almost all Hydrogen & Helium – very little metal & rock (less dense) • Uranus & Neptune: – <50% Hydrogen & Helium – the rest hydrogen compounds (water, methane, ammonia), – some metal & rock (more dense) hy are they different from terrestrial planets? Jovian planet formation • Beyond the frost line, planetesimals could accumulate ICE ....
View Full Document

This note was uploaded on 04/16/2008 for the course ASTR 3 taught by Professor Hauser during the Fall '07 term at UCLA.

Page1 / 25

Lecture 13 - Today (Monday) in Today (Monday) in Astro...

This preview shows document pages 1 - 6. Sign up to view the full document.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Ask a homework question - tutors are online