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PHY2208 Planetary and Exoplanetary Science

Short Description: Planetary&Exoplanetary Science
Units : 1
Faculty or Section : Faculty of Health, Engineering and Sciences
School or Department : School of Agric, Comp and Environ Sciences
Student contribution band : Band 2
ASCED code : 010303 - Astronomy
Grading basis : Graded
Version produced : 24 May 2019

Requisites

Pre-requisite: PHY1104 and PHY1911

Synopsis

This course introduces planetary science, the study of our planetary system and others. Topics covered in this course include Physical Processes in the Solar System, The Terrestrial Planets, The Jovian Worlds, Minor Bodies of the Solar System, and The Formation of Planetary Systems. Additional topics develop scientific skills through the use of assignments. Mt Kent Observatory is also made available via remote access to students enrolled in this course, to provide an opportunity for learning practical skills used in astronomical and space sciences.

Course offers

Semester Mode Campus
Semester 2, 2019 Online