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Physics and Astronomy - Course Details

ASTR363 (ASTR36300)

Offering:

Fall, Class 3, Cr. 3

Prerequisites:

MA 162, PHYS 220, or consent of instructor.

Description:

Introduction to the solar system. Topics to be covered include the processes responsible for the origin and evolution of the solar system, a physical and chemical description of solar system objects (sun, planets, asteroids, comets, and meteorites), interactions between these objects, and the evolution of planetary surfaces and atmospheres.

Department of Physics and Astronomy, 525 Northwestern Avenue, West Lafayette, IN 47907-2036 • Phone: (765) 494-3000 • Fax: (765) 494-0706

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