University of Calgary

ASPH 409 - Planetary Astrophysics - Winter 2015

Orbital mechanics. Planetary interiors, surfaces, atmosphere, ionospheres and magnetospheres. Solar magnetism and activity cycles. Comets, asteroids, meteorites. Origin of the solar system. Exoplanets.
This course may not be repeated for credit.


  • H(3-0)


  • Taught in the Winter of odd years. Also known as: (formerly Astrophysics 309)


  • Astrophysics 213, Physics 381, and Applied Mathematics 307 or Mathematics 375.


This course will be offered next in Winter 2017.
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