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COLLEGE PHYSICSChapter # Chapter TitlePowerPoint Image SlideshowASTRONOMYChapter 14 COSMIC SAMPLES AND THE ORIGIN OF THE SOLAR SYSTEMPowerPoint Image Slideshow
FIGURE 14.1Planetesimals.This illustration depicts a disk of dust and gas around a new star.Material in this disk comes together to form planetesimals. (credit: modification of workby University of Copenhagen/Lars Buchhave, NASA)
FIGURE 14.2Fireball.When a larger piece of cosmic material strikes Earth’s atmosphere, it canmake a bright fireball. This time-lapse meteor image was captured in April 2014 at theAtacama Large Millimeter/Submillimeter Array (ALMA). The visible trail results from theburning gas around the particle. (credit: modification of work by ESO/C Malin)
FIGURE 14.3Radiant of a Meteor Shower.The tracks of the meteors diverge from a point in thedistance, just as long, parallel railroad tracks appear to do. (credit “tracks”: NathanVaughn)
FIGURE 14.4Leonid Meteor Storm.A paintingdepicts the great meteor shower or stormof 1833, shown with a bit of artisticlicense.
FIGURE 14.5Perseid Meteor Shower.This twenty-second exposure shows a meteor during the2015 Perseid meteor shower. (credit: NASA/Bill Ingalls)
FIGURE 14.6Meteorite Find.(a)This early twentieth century photo shows a 15-ton iron meteorite found in the Willamette Valley in Oregon. Althoughknown to Native Americans in the area, it was “discovered” by an enterprising local farmer in 1902, who proceeded tosteal it and put it on display.(b)It was eventually purchased for the American Museum of Natural History and is now on display in the museum’s RoseCenter in New York City as the largest iron meteorite in the United States. In this 1911 photo, two young boys areperched in the meteor’s crevices.
FIGURE 14.7Antarctic Meteorite.(a)The US Antarctic Search for Meteorites (ANSMET) team recovers a meteorite from theAntarctic ice during a 2001–2002 mission.(b)The team is shown with some of the equipment used in the search. (credit a, b: modification ofwork by NASA)
FIGURE 14.8Benld Meteorite.A meteorite (inset) left a hole in the seat cushion of Edward McCain’scar. (credit: “Shsilver”/Wikimedia Commons)

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Term
Spring
Professor
Orozs
Tags
Solar System, Comet, Meteorite, solar nebula

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