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Near Earth Objects (NEOs) - Tutorial

Course 0000002137 in SS 2021

General Data

Course Type exercise
Semester Weekly Hours 1 SWS
Organisational Unit Chair of Astronautics (Prof. Walter)
Lecturers Michael Frühauf
Laura Grill
Detlef Koschny
Dates Fri, 14:00–15:30, virtuell

Assignment to Modules

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Courses are together with exams the building blocks for modules. Please keep in mind that information on the contents, learning outcomes and, especially examination conditions are given on the module level only – see section "Assignment to Modules" above.

additional remarks The basic theories, methods and tools for detection, follow-up observations, cataloguing and characterisation of near-Earth objects will be developed. In addition, the methods and technologies for mitigation of danger, findings, contact, diversion and destruction of NEOs will be covered. Furthermore, Engineering data and information sources such as national and international agencies (e.g. DLR, NASA, ESA), institutions such as universities, observatories and amateur groups will be covered. The lecture is held in English and is divided into the following teaching units: 1 GENERAL INTRODUCTION (2 HOURS) 2 FROM OBSERVATIONS TO MEASUREMENTS (2 HOURS) 3 ORBIT DETERMINATION AND FIRST IMPACT WARNING (4 HOURS) 4 ASTEROID PHYSICAL PROPERTIES DETERMINATION (4 HOURS) 5 IMPACT EFFECTS AND CONSEQUENCES (2 HOURS) 6 MITIGATION AVOIDING AN IMPACT (4 HOURS) 7 WAR GAME: WHAT TO DO IN CASE OF AN IMMINENT IMPACT THREAT? (2 HOURS) 8 SUMMARY (2 HOURS)
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Equivalent Courses (e. g. in other semesters)

SemesterTitleLecturersDates
SS 2020 Near Earth Objects (NEOs) - Tutorial Grill, L. Koschny, D. Fri, 14:15–15:30, virtuell
and singular or moved dates
SS 2019 Near Earth Objects (NEOs) - Tutorial Grill, L. Koschny, D. Fri, 14:15–15:30, MW 2050
SS 2018 Near Earth Objects (NEOs) - Tutorial Fri, 14:15–15:30, MW 2050
SS 2017 Near Earth Objects (NEOs) - Tutorial Fri, 14:15–15:30, MW 0234
Fri, 14:15–15:30, MW 2050
SS 2016 Near Earth Objects (NEOs) - Tutorial Fri, 14:00–15:30, MW 0234
and singular or moved dates
SS 2015 Near Earth Objects (NEOs) - Tutorial Fri, 14:15–15:15, MW 0234
and singular or moved dates
SS 2014 Near Earth Objects (NEOs) - Tutorial Fri, 14:15–15:15, MW 0234
Fri, 14:30–15:30, MW 0608m
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