L21_25oct - The road ahead Assignment#3 To be posted Monday...

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The road ahead To be posted Monday Final Exam Tues. , 10 December 7:00 pm Location to be announced Lab Project #3 Report due next week Last assignment in the course Assignment #3 Marking scheme posted on Connect Marked test papers will be returned next week Midterm Test
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The story so far the sky as seen from Earth the motions and size of the Earth astronomical phenomena which influenced our systems of timekeeping and our culture the apparent motions of the planets the distance scale of the Solar System angular geometry → the sizes of the Sun and planets laws of motion and gravity orbital motions of the planets the masses of the Sun and planets laws of light the composition of the Sun conditions on the Sun and planets; e.g., temperatures Up to now, we’ve been assembling the basic observational knowledge and physical principles to help us understand the nature of the Solar System
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