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Satellites, Comets, and Meteors

Lecture no. 9 from the course: Skywatching: Seeing and Understanding Cosmic Wonders

Satellites, Comets, and Meteors

Taught by Professor Alex Filippenko | 45 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online Science Course

Artificial satellites such as the International Space Station and the Hubble Space Telescope. Famous comets such as Hale-Bopp, Hyakutake, and McNaught. Brilliant meteor showers and storms, including the Perseids and Leonids. Revel in the science of understanding objects that orbit Earth or the sun and the beauty of witnessing such objects move across our sky.

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