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Astronomy 100 Alice Enevoldsen
Powers of Ten: http://vimeo.com/1066547FAR: A Glorious Dawn:
Moon 1 ¼ light seconds 30 Earth diameters 240,000 miles 1 ¼ light seconds 30 Earth diameters 240,000 miles 380,000 kilometers
Sun 8 light minutes 93 million miles 1 Astronomical Unit
Inner Solar System
Outer Solar System
Alpha Centauri 300,000 AU ?!
Distance light travels in a yearOne Light Year Distance light travels in a year 64,000 AU 1000 solar system diameters 9.5 trillion kilometers
Alpha Centauri 4 Light Years
Milky Way http://www.twanight.org/newTWAN/photos/3001088.jpgWally Pacholka
Milky Way Starfield
Hubble Deep Field
Earth MESSENGER views Earth as it departs for Mercury.
A few definitions Light year (ly): Distance light travels in one years (about 10 trillion km) Andromeda Galaxy – 2.4 million light years away.
How Far is Far?.
SPACE AND BEYOND. Did you know that our Earth is moving every second? Did you know that there are many planets far away? If you didnt know this, then.
1 A walk through the Universe Space is big. You just wont believe how vastly, hugely, mind-bogglingly big it is. I mean, you may think its a long way down.
of Earth (in the center)
How many centimeters are there in one kilometer?
Scales in Space and Time in the Cosmos
RESOURCES & ENVIRONMENT CH. 1. PLANET EARTH ORIGIN OF THE UNIVERSE Universe? Star + Planets + Satellites + Comets + (Asteroids) + Meteorites + Dusts.
How many light years old are you?
The Metric System - BIG Okay, so you have gotten a look at the metric world of the small and very small, but now it is time to look at the metric world.
Distances in Space.
OUR COSMIC ADDRESS Each of us has an address. Ours is: The Denver Museum of Nature and Science 2001 Colorado Blvd. Denver, Colorado But what.
Light Years Away ….. Distances to Common Celestial Bodies.
Scales of Size and Time Astronomy deals with objects on a vast range of size scales and time scales. Most of these size and time scales are way beyond.
Astronomy 170: The Physical Universe Prof. Jill Bechtold Graduate TAs: Johanna Teske, Megan Reiter All Students: Pick up 3 white handouts Honors: Pick.
What are We? How Do We Know? Chapter 1. As you study astronomy, you will learn about yourself. You are a planet walker, and you should understand what.
Astronomy 201: Cosmology Prof. Jill Bechtold Graduate TA: Ken Wong Pick up hard copy of syllabus Pick up HW #1
U2: Astronomy - Measuring Space Distances FLIP LESSON.
Scales in Space and Time in the Cosmos By Dr. Harold Williams of Montgomery College Planetarium
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