Title Solar System and Planets
Description Lecture, three hours; discussion, one hour. Properties of sun, planets, asteroids, and comets. Astronomical observations relevant to understanding solar system and its origin. Dynamical problems, including examination of fallacious hypotheses. Meteoritic evidence regarding earliest history of solar system. Chemical models of solar nebula. Space exploration and its planning. P/NP or letter grading.
Units 4 units
Course Days Tuesday Thursday
Time 9:30 AM - 10:45 AM
Location Haines 118
Level Undergraduate
Course ID 178006200
Type Lecture
Instructor David Jewitt
Email jewitt@epss.ucla.edu
Phone 310-825-2521