Introduction to Planetary Science
An overview of the study of planetary systems. The main focus is on our Solar System, but the course includes the study of planets outside the Solar System. Topics covered include: basic planet formation, planetary orbits, measurements of the properties of planets, study of extrasolar planets, the Earth-Moon system.
- Credit will be granted for only one of ASTR 255, ASTR 304.
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