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OSU Star Party Feb 13 2013

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  • 1. Society of Physics Students Welcome You! To the Star Party
  • 2. Have you seen this planet?
  • 3. Jupiter Jupiter http://solarsystem.nasa.gov/planets/profile.cfm?Object=Jupiter
  • 4. Jupiter has 67 confirmed moons, the 4 biggest discovered by Galileo Galilei in 1610!
  • 5. Earth’s Moon • Average distance: 238,857 miles •5th Largest moon in the Solar System • Tallest mountain 2x size of Mt. Everest • 100 Earth lbs = 16.6 Lunar lbs
  • 6. Moon Landings
  • 7. Orion Nebula Distance across: 9 trillion miles
  • 8. The Pleiades Distance across: 47 trillion miles
  • 9. Andromeda Our galactic neighbor 147 million trillion miles away
  • 10. Andromeda set on a collision course with the Milky Way!
  • 11. Hubble Space Telescope
  • 12. James Webb Space Telescope