7. The formation of the planets around the sun.

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The Sun and the Total Eclipse of August 2017
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University of Colorado Boulder

The Sun and the Total Eclipse of August 2017

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How did the sun form?
When you look at Hubble Space Telescope images of beautiful clouds of gas in space you are seeing what happened in our own solar system 4 ½ billion years ago when the sun formed. This week we explain how that process works.

Meet the Instructors

  • Douglas Duncan
    Douglas Duncan
    Astronomer, Director, Fiske Planetarium
    Astrophysical & Planetary Sciences
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