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written by Christian Cardall
This website, created for Astronomy students at the University of Tennesse, contains lecture notes for an introductory astronomy course.  Topics covered include the history of Astronomy and the the origins of a heliocentric model of the universe, scales in Astronomy, the Earth, moon, and sun system, the solar system and its components, charactheristics of all the planets, and properties of other extraterrestial objects like meteors, asteroids, and comets.
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- Astronomy Education
- Fundamentals
- Solar System
- Lower Undergraduate
- Instructional Material
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Earth, class notes, history of astronomy, jupiter, mars, mercury, moon, neptune, pluto, saturn, solar system, uranus, venus
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Metadata instance created December 2, 2003 by Patricia Monahan
Record Updated:
August 16, 2005 by Marc Gagne
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