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AST 309S The Solar System MWF 11-12 John Lacy RLM 16.332, M-F 12-12:30 471-1469 [email protected] .as. utexas . edu Amanda Bayless Daniel Kagan RLM 16.312, Th 10-12 RLM 16.322A, W 3-5 471-3462 232-3923 [email protected] [email protected] class website: www.as.utexas.edu courses AST 309S username: AST password: 309
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Reading for this week Chapter 3: Volcanism The test on Friday will cover chapters 1-3.
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Topics from chapter 3 causes of volcanism, causes of melting in mantle locations of volcanism: spreading zone, subduction zone, hot spot composition of lava and basalt, partial melting types of volcanism: effusive and explosive differences on different planets: different appearances, effect of gravity, atmospheric density, temperature cryovolcanism
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Io Io is a moon of Jupiter, but it has an interior composition similar to those of the terrestrial planets, and it has volcanism involving molten rock. All four Galilean moons of Jupiter contain rocks, but the
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