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Intro Astronomy 2013. Class 7: Asteroid Belt, Jupiter System

Lecture 7 of Dr. Bruce Betts' 2013 online Introductory Planetary Science and Astronomy course covers asteroid hunting from space with Dr. Amy Mainzer (JPL), NEOWISE principal investigator, in addition to covering the Asteroid Belt (characteristics, asteroids visited, meteorites), and the Jupiter system (planet, atmosphere and interior, magnetosphere, aurora, ring, moons including Io; icy Galilean satellites will be covered next week).  Recorded at California State University Dominguez Hills.

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