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Title: Overview of the Solar System
Url: http://csep10.phys.utk.edu/astr161/lect/solarsys/solarsys.html
Publisher: University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Description: This resource covers the size and scale of Solar System objects, such as the masses, densities, and relative radii of the sun and planets; revolution and rotation of the planets; conservation of angular momentum; theories on the origin of the solar system, such as the nebular hypothesis, which includes collapsing clouds of gas and dust, a spinning nebula that flattens, and condensation of the protosun and protoplanets; star formation, planets of other stars, and the creation of new solar systems; and comparison of binary star systems and planetary systems. An astrophysical calculator is provided in the size and scale subsection.
LC Classification: Science -- Astronomy -- Cosmogony. Cosmology
Science -- Astronomy -- Descriptive astronomy -- Solar system
Science -- Astronomy -- Descriptive astronomy -- Solar system -- Age of solar system. Origin of solar system
Science -- Astronomy -- Descriptive astronomy -- Solar system -- Planets. Planetology
Science -- Astronomy -- Descriptive astronomy -- Solar system -- Planets. Planetology -- Earth as a planet. Astronomical geography -- Rotation
Science -- Astronomy -- Descriptive astronomy -- Solar system -- Planets. Planetology -- Special topics, A-Z -- Mass
Science -- Astronomy -- Descriptive astronomy -- Stars
Science -- Astronomy -- Descriptive astronomy -- Stars -- Galaxies
Science -- Astronomy -- Study and teaching. Research
GEM Subject: Science
Science -- Physics
Science -- Astronomy
Science -- Space sciences
Science -- Physical sciences
Resource Type: Reference Material
Audio/Visual -- Graph
Instructional Material
Audio/Visual -- Image/Image Set
Format: Document -- HTML
Audience: Educator
Learner
Education Level: High School
Middle School
Higher Education -- Undergraduate (Lower Division)
Higher Education -- Undergraduate (Upper Division)
Higher Education -- Technical Education (Upper Division)
Higher Education -- Technical Education (Lower Division)
Language: English
Access Rights: Free access
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