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Intro Astronomy Class 9: Titan, Uranus and Neptune Systems

Posted by Bruce Betts

11-04-2014 14:31 CDT

Topics: spectroscopy, Titan, Saturn, Planetary Society Video, Planetary Society, interview, Cassini, atmospheres, astronomy, Voyager 1 and 2, citizen science, planetary astronomy, magnetospheres, planetary rings, Neptune's rings, Triton, Neptune, explaining technology, Neptune's moons, geology, Uranus' rings, explaining science, impact cratering, Uranus, explaining image processing, ice worlds, Uranus' moons

In my ninth class of my Introduction to Planetary Science and Astronomy class at CSUDH, I explain Saturn's enigmatic moon Titan and then give a tour of the Uranian and Neptunian systems. The video is below. For more information about the class, see my class page, http://planetary.org/bettsclass

This lecture starts with guest Scott Edgington, Cassini Deputy Project Scientist at JPL, then covers Saturn's moon Titan and the Uranian and Neptunian systems including atmospheres, interiors, rings, and moons including Triton. Recorded at California State University Dominguez Hills.

Intro Astronomy 2014. Class 9: Titan, Uranus and Neptune Systems

Lecture 9 of Dr. Bruce Betts' 2014 online Introductory Planetary Science and Astronomy course starts with guest Scott Edgington, Cassini Deputy Project Scientist at JPL, then covers Saturn's moon Titan and the Uranian and Neptunian systems including atmospheres, interiors, rings, and moons including Triton. Recorded at California State University Dominguez Hills.

In the next class, I will cover Transneptunian Objects (TNOs) including the Pluto System, Eris, Kuiper Belt Objects, Comets, and the Oort Cloud.

 
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