Astronomy 104, Fall 2016, Sections 5-6-7-8.
WELCOME TO ASTRONOMY!
In all classes and for all tests,
students need a new scantron # 16485,
one scantron for each class.
Full Moon: Aug 18, Last Quarter: Aug 25.
New Moon: Sept 1, First Quarter: Aug 10.
Mars and Saturn are up all night.
1. Titan's (Saturn's largest moon's) rivers and channels are filled with liquid.
2. Important discovery: LIGO finally deteted gravitational waves from coalescing pair of black holes!
3. The New Horizon mission to Pluto keeps discovering surprises. Here is a list of the top ten explained.
After Pluto it is targeting another KBO.
A solar flare came inches from starting starting Word War III in 1967.
Unusual events and objects