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
Restrictions None
Course Days Tuesday Thursday
Time 11:00 AM - 12:15 PM
Location Kinsey Pavilion 1240B
Level Undergraduate
Course ID 178055200
Type Lecture
Instructor David Jewitt
Email jewitt@epss.ucla.edu
Phone 310-825-2521

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