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Intro Astronomy 2014. Class 1: Tour of the Solar System

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Take a tour of the Solar System in class 1 of Dr. Bruce Betts' 2014 online Introductory Planetary Science and Astronomy course at California State University Dominguez Hills.


Ronald Lozano: 02/13/2014 02:24 CST

any sugguestions of on-line undergraduate degree, what schools I could check..?

donald ouellette: 02/16/2014 02:05 CST

Member Planetary Society... thanks for what you do!

Larry Russo: 03/29/2014 09:49 CDT

great stuff - I teach astronomy to a small class and all this information is very helpful

Patrick Rader: 04/07/2014 05:12 CDT

I would like to know the reading assignment for the next lesson. I do not have the book. I like this program because I am a back yard astronomer. I belong to a astronomy club in Kentucky, West Kentucky Astronomy Association. I live in Tennessee and have to drive an hour and half to get there.

Patrick Rader: 04/07/2014 05:15 CDT

Astronomy Day is comming May 10 and I am teaching our Sun. So this is a great way to give something back to who is interested about our Sun and why it is important to learn about.

Trena Holsten: 06/16/2014 06:07 CDT

Planetary Society member here. Thank you so much for making this available. Mr. Betts, you're so interesting and fun to listen to. I'm very excited to complete the entire course and do the reading assignments.

Bruce Betts: 06/17/2014 05:42 CDT

Thank you all for the comments! Particularly for an online class with no students in the room, it is nice to hear feedback. Responses to specific questions: Ronald, sorry, but I have no suggestions for an online undergrad degree. Patrick, in case you haven't found them, reading assignments are integrated into the syllabus linked from

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