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AST 101 The Sun and Its Neighbours 1 AST 101 Fall 2010, University of Toronto, Dr. M. A. Reid
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Why Take This Course? AST 101 Fall 2010, University of Toronto, Dr. M. A. Reid 2
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AST 101 Fall 2010, University of Toronto, Dr. M. A. Reid 3 “Education is not the filing of a pail, but the lighting of a fire.” -- W. B. Yeats
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There is a lot of cool stuff going on in solar system astronomy these days. AST 101 Fall 2010, University of Toronto, Dr. M. A. Reid 12
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The Sun is being studied by the STEREO, SOHO, and several other probes
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MESSENGER @ Mercury
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AST 101 Fall 2010, University of Toronto, Dr. M. A. Reid 15 Mars is being explored by Spirit, Opportunity, Mars Express, Mars Odyssey, Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter, and there are many more to come!
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AST 101 Fall 2010, University of Toronto, Dr. M. A. Reid 16 DAWN is on its way to asteroid Vesta and dwarf planet Ceres
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Rosetta is on its way to land on comet 67P/Churyumov- Gerasimenko
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AST 101 Fall 2010, University of Toronto, Dr. M. A. Reid 18 Cassini is exploring the Saturn system
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AST 101 Fall 2010, University of Toronto, Dr. M. A. Reid 19 New Horizons is on its way to Pluto and the Kuiper Belt
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