Astronomy 104, Spring 2017, Sections 5-6-7-8.
Pass/fail test makeup will be on March 29, Wednesday, 6:00-7:00 pm.
Test 2 grades have now been posted.
In all classes and for all tests,
students need a new scantron # 16485,
one scantron for each class.
First Quarter: Apr. 3, Full Moon: Apr. 11,
Last Quarter: Apr. 19, New Moon: Apr. 26.
Venus is in lower conjunction, huge, narrow sickle, but next to the Sun.
Jupiter rises after 9 pm.
1. Proxima Centauri, the closest star, has a planet.
2. Titan's (Saturn's largest moon's) rivers and channels are filled with liquid.
3. Important discovery: LIGO finally detecting gravitational waves from coalescing pair of black holes!
4. The New Horizon mission to Pluto keeps discovering surprises. Here is a list of the top ten explained.
The event of the century: total solar eclipse on Aug 21 in the U.S. !!!
Here is an RV guide - where to go?
Unusual events and objects
Look up 'Observable comets', there is a 5mg comet in Ursa Major!