Academic Calendar - 2021

Western University Academic Calendar. - 2021
Western Main Campus

Astronomy 2201A/B

PLANETARY SYSTEMS


An examination of planets and their environments, both in our own Solar System and in planetary systems around other stars. Celestial mechanics; dynamics of the Earth; the Earth-Moon System; planets, including atmospheres and interiors; satellites; comets; meteors; the interplanetary medium; detection, origin and evolution of planetary systems.

Prerequisite(s): (Physics 1202A/B or Physics 1402A/B or Physics 1502A/B, or the former Physics 1029A/B or the former Physics 1302A/B); (Calculus 1000A/B or Calculus 1500A/B or Numerical and Mathematical Methods 1412 A/B or the former Applied Mathematics 1412A/B) and (Calculus 1501A/B or Calculus 1301A/B with a minimum mark of 85% or Numerical and Mathematical Methods 1414A/B or the former Applied Mathematics 1414A/B), or the former Applied Mathematics 1413. Integrated Science 1001X with a minimum mark of 60% can be used in place of Physics 1202A/B and Calculus 1301A/B.

Extra Information: 3 lecture hours.

Course Weight: 0.50
Breadth: CATEGORY C i  
Subject Code: ASTRONOM

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