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Course Number 0321-4008-01
Course Name Double Stars and Planets
Academic Unit The Raymond and Beverly Sackler Faculty of Exact Sciences -
Physics
Lecturer Prof. Tsevi MazehContact
Contact Email: mazeh@tauex.tau.ac.il
Office HoursBy appointment
Mode of Instruction Lecture
Credit Hours 3
Semester 2021/1
Day Mon
Hours 13:00-15:00
Building Kaplun Math
Room 118
Semester 2021/1
Day Wed
Hours 13:00-14:00
Building Kaplun Math
Room 118
Semester 2021/1
Day
Hours
Building
Room
Course is taught in English
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Short Course Description

Binaries and exoplanets

Binaries

The population of binaries and the way they are discovered
The orbit of a binary star
Tidal processes in binaries and their impact on the binary orbit

Exo-Planets

Discovery of planets by radial velocity
Discovery of planets by transits
The Kepler space mission
The TESS space mission
Population of exo-planets: observations vs. theory




Full syllabus is to be published
Course Requirements

Final Exam

Students may be required to submit additional assignments
Full requirements as stated in full syllabus



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