Science & Nature
A Grand Tour of the Solar System & Beyond
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Meets once at a scheduled time
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A virtual journey visiting the Sun, planets, their moons, and debris left over from the earliest times of the solar system's formation. A detailed look at Pluto as the New Horizons spacecraft took very high resolution images of this elusive and controversial world after waiting 9 ½ years to reach it since launch in January, 2006. What a surprise it turned out to be, having more geologic activity than anyone thought possible. Solar System debris includes a look at comets, meteors and...
1: Earth’s Place in the Universe Using an orrery and other digitally graphic mechanical models of the solar system, galaxy and universe, positions and motions according to the heliocentric model are represented. 2: The Solar System Comparative planetology with rocky worlds and gas giants, orbital dynamics, mass, size, moons, role of the sun. 3: Comets, meteors, asteroids and other solar system debris are addressed. 4: Search for extrasolar planets and the instruments used to discover them.
55 minutes per week in class, and maybe some time outside of class.
Sky & Telescope and Astronomy magazines, any books on the solar system.
Where the ABC's of the Universe are brought to Light!
🇺🇸Lives in the United States
29 total reviews
82 completed classes
Learn from a real astronomer! I teach exciting astronomy classes about different aspects of the universe using incredible photos, awesome video clips, and fun STEM hands-on activities. My passion about the universe really shows. • Astronomer and...