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AST 309 The Solar System MWF 12-1 John Lacy RLM 16.332 471-1469 [email protected] Class web page: www.as.utexas.edu -> courses -> AST 309 -> class web page user: AST, pwd: 309 Marty Bitner RLM 16.312, MW 10-11 471-8275 [email protected] Steve Young RLM 9.312, Th 3-5 [email protected]
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Reading for this week Ch. 10, Saturn Assignment for today: Describe with one sentence for each the three most important ideas in the chapter, and tell me something that confused you or you want to know more about. Test next Monday The test will cover Venus-Saturn, with comparisons to the Earth. Pick up a review sheet. We will have a review session here tomorrow at 6:00.
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Infrared (false color) picture of Saturn
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Saturn’s size and composition The book says that Saturn’s composition is very similar to Jupiter’s, its radius is about 84% of Jupiter’s, and its mass is about 30% of Jupiter’s. Do these numbers make sense?
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This note was uploaded on 04/06/2008 for the course AST 309 taught by Professor Johnlacy during the Spring '08 term at University of Texas.

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