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Other, , Prof. Viken Kiledjian

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Contents:
Crepuscular Rays - Sun Viewer - Shadow Lengths - Magnetic & Geometric Axis - Jupiter - Triangulation - Light Curves - Maximum Elongation of Venus & Mercury - Liquid Core of Earth - Sidereal Period of Moon - Synodic Period of Moon - Light Year and Astronomical Unit - Parsec and Light Year - Tidal Forces - Total vs Annular Solar Eclipse - Parabolic Mirrors

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Lecture 1: Crepuscular Rays

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This video shows sunlight beams penetrating through the clouds known as crepuscular rays. Its a beautiful sight! They are actually parallel but perspective effects make them look like they are diverging, and they usually occur during dawn or dusk hours.

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Sam

Excellent course helped me understand topic that i couldn't while attendinfg my college.

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Dembe

Great course. Thank you very much.

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