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written by Nick Strobel
Astronomy notes is an educational resource for introductory astronomy classes for undergraduates. This section discusses smaller planetary objects, such as asteroids, meteorites, and comets, as well as the formation of the solar system, extrasolar planets, and how scientists detect other planetary systems.
Subjects Levels Resource Types
- Exoplanets
= Astrobiology
- Solar System
- Lower Undergraduate
- Collection
- Instructional Material
= Lecture/Presentation
= Tutorial
- Reference Material
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- Educators
- Learners
- text/html
- image/gif
- image/jpeg
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© 2004 Nick Strobel
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asteroid belt, asteroids, comets, dirty snowballs, extra solar planets, meteorites, shooting stars, stoneys
Record Creator:
Metadata instance created December 4, 2003 by Patricia Monahan
Record Updated:
August 16, 2005 by Marc Gagne
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N. Strobel, (2004), WWW Document, (
N. Strobel, Solar System Fluff (2004), <>.
APA Format
Strobel, N. (2004). Solar System Fluff. Retrieved December 1, 2023, from
Chicago Format
Strobel, Nick. Solar System Fluff. 2004. (accessed 1 December 2023).
MLA Format
Strobel, Nick. Solar System Fluff. 2004. 1 Dec. 2023 <>.
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@misc{ Author = "Nick Strobel", Title = {Solar System Fluff}, Volume = {2023}, Number = {1 December 2023}, Year = {2004} }
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%0 Electronic Source %A Strobel, Nick %D 2004 %T Solar System Fluff %V 2023 %N 1 December 2023 %9 text/html %U

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