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Galaxies, stars and planets
Galaxies, stars and planets

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This course was written by Simon Clark, Simon Green and Stephen Serjeant.

Course image: Luca Argalia [Tip: hold Ctrl and click a link to open it in a new tab. (Hide tip)] in Flickr made available under Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 2.0 Licence.

The material acknowledged below is Proprietary, used under licence and not subject to Creative Commons licence. See terms and conditions.

Grateful acknowledgement is made to the following sources:

Figure 1: Lynette Cook/Science Photo Library;

Figure 3m: © MShep2/;

Figure 3Mm: NASA;

Figure 3Gm: Courtesy of STEREO (NASA);

Figure 3Em: NASA, ESA and Nota, A. (ESA/STScI/AURA);

Figure 3Zm: NASA, ESA and the Hubble SM4 ERO Team;

Figures 3Ym & 15: Chris Mihos (Case Western Reserve University)/ESO;

Figures 7 & 12: © Dave Jarvis, Reproduced under Creative Commons Share Alike 3.0 Unported License;

Figure 8a: Courtesy of SOHO, ESA and NASA;

Figure 8b: Big Bear Solar Observatory;

Figure 9: Professor Miloslav Druckmuller;

Figure 11: ESA;

Figure 13: ESO/Guisard, S. ( ~sguisard);

Figure 14a: NASA, ESA and the Hubble Heritage (STScI/AURA)-ESA/Hubble Collaboration. West, M. (ESO, Chile);

Figure 14b: European Space Agency & NASA;

Figure 14c: ESO;

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This free course is adapted from a former Open University course called 'Galaxies, stars and planets(S177)'.