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Astronomy 191 Spring 2007, TR Section Our proposed schedule for this first unit. Date Notes Topics Read before class on this date: R Jan 17 Course organization; exploration of angles and ratios T Jan 22 Lunar phases and motion; small angle formula 3.1-3.2 R Jan 24 What we learn from eclipses; Using the small angle formula 3.3 – 3.5 T Jan 29 Homework 1 due Review lunar concepts; can we extend phase geometry concepts to other planets? 3.6 and 4.2 R Jan 31 Copernicus’ view of the solar system organization; Kepler’s 1 st and 2 nd Laws 4.4 - 4.6 T Feb 5 Homework 2 due
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Unformatted text preview: Keplers 3 rd Law, Newton laws of motion, application to law of gravitational force 4.7 - 4.8 R Feb 7 End of first cancel period. Work and energy; waves; how relative motion affects measured frequency or wavelength (Doppler effect) 5.1 - 5.2; 5.9 T Feb 12 Radiating bodies: Temperature and color Wiens and Stefan-Boltzmann Laws; 5.3 - 5.5 R Feb 14 Homework 3 due Some applications of these concepts in the solar system: 7.1 7.2 T Feb 19 Test 1 Skills from Chapter 1; assigned sections of Chapters 3,4, 5, and 7...
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