class15a - AST 309S The Solar System MWF 11-12 John Lacy R...

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AST 309S The Solar System MWF 11-12 John Lacy RLM 16.332, M-F 12-12:30 471-1469 lacy@astro.as.utexas.edu Amanda Bayless Daniel Kagan RLM 16.312, Th 10-12 RLM 16.322A , W 3-5 471-3462 471-6858 baylessa@astro.as.utexas.edu kagan@astro.as.utexas.edu class website: www.as.utexas.edu courses AST 309S username: AST password: 309
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Topics from chapter 5.1-5.4 pressure, temperature, and the gas law escape of atoms and composition of atmospheres spectra of gasses: emission and absorption spectra spectra of atoms and spectra of vibrating molecules heat flow in atmospheres: convection and radiation black-body radiation equilibrium temperature of a black rock at different distances from Sun effect of albedo on temperature effect of atmosphere on temperature: greenhouse effect changes in the Earth’s atmosphere and temperature
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Chapter 5: Atmospheres of Terrestrial Planets The quiz on Friday will be on 5.1-5.4 We’ll have a quiz on 5.5-5.8 next week. Today
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This note was uploaded on 07/13/2010 for the course AST 309 taught by Professor Johnlacy during the Spring '08 term at University of Texas at Austin.

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