ASTRO 6570

ASTRO 6570

Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2019-2020.

A graduate-level introduction to Planetary Science with an emphasis on the application of basic physical principles. Topics to be covered include: planetary dynamics, including satellite orbits, tidal interactions, resonances and ring dynamics; an introduction to the theory of planetary interiors, gravitational fields, heat sources and rotational mechanics; reflected and thermal radiation; and the equilibrium structure and dynamics of planetary atmospheres.

When Offered Spring.

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  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits Opt NoAud

  • 17022 ASTRO 6570   LEC 001

  • Instruction Mode: Hybrid - Online & In Person