ASTR 160 - Frontiers and Controversies in Astrophysics
Source: Yale University, Open Yale Courses
After some comments about the problem set, professor Bailyn talks about momentum in a star-planet system (from about the sixth minute). 18th minute: our solar system (slide show), trans-Neptunian objects, controversy about Pluto (32nd minute), comets. Astronomy as an observational science, and classification of objects of the solar system in 6 categories.
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