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Admin. 1/18/11 1. Class website http://www.astro.ufl.edu/~jt/teaching/ast1002/index.html 2. Optional Discussion sections (start Jan. 18th) (see me at end of lecture if you can’t make one of these times) Tuesday 1.55pm (period 7), Bryant 3 Wednesday 10.40am (period 4), Bryant 3 Thursday 3.00pm (period 8), Bryant 3 Office hr: Thursday (5pm), Bryant 302 (cancelled this week) 3. Quiz 1: due Tues. 1/18/11 by 11pm via Sakai e-learning 4. Homework 1 due Sun. 1/23/11 by 11pm via Sakai e-learning. Keep a record of your answers to check against the solutions (posted later) 5. Reading this week : Chapters 0, 1, 2.1-2.4, 4.1, 5 6. Email me Astro - news, jokes, tunes, images: ast1002_tan@astro.ufl.edu 7. Print out class notes and bring them to class - use these as a base outline to take extra notes in class. 8. Make a name tag and use it in class. 9. Observing report - go to campus observatory on one Friday at 8.30- 10pm. See instructions on class website. Key Concepts: Lecture 5 Motion of the Planets Ancient Astronomy: Alignments, Calendars Motion of the Planets The bright planets (Venus, Jupiter, Mars, Saturn) are the brightest objects in the “Planet” derived from Greek for “Wanderer” – The planets move slowly among the stars staying near the ecliptic – Different planets move at different speeds relative to the stars (of the visible planets, Mercury is the fastest, Saturn is the slowest) – They move in complex
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This note was uploaded on 09/07/2011 for the course AST 1002 taught by Professor Dr.haywoodsmith,jr during the Spring '07 term at University of Florida.

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