ASTR303

Spring 2020
Galaxies

 

 

 

Week

Date

Topic

Reading

1

06 Jan 2020

Introduction

IntroGx

2

13 Jan 2020

Introduction to Galaxies

IntroGx

3

20 Jan 2020

Stars and Obs. Techniques

IntroStars

 

23 Jan 2020

Assignment 1 due

 

4

27 Jan 2020

Galaxy Populations

GxPops

5

03 Feb 2020

Gravity/Stellar Orbits

Gravity

 

06 Feb 2020

Assignment 2 due

 

6

10 Feb 2020

Gravity/Stellar Orbits

Gravity

7

17 Feb 2020

Reading Break

 

 

24 Feb 2020

Assignment 3 due

 

8

24 Feb 2020

Elliptical Galaxies

EllipGx

 

24 Feb 2020

Mid Term Exam

 

9

02 Mar 2020

Disk Galaxies

DiskGx

 

09 Mar 2020

Assignment 4 due

 

10

09 Mar 2020

Intro. to Cosmology

IntroCosm

11

16 Mar 2020

Galaxy Formation

GxForm

 

23 Mar 2020

Assignment 5 due

 

12

30 Mar 2020

Groups/Clusters/Lensing

Clusters

12

02 Apr 2020

Last day of classes

 

 

 

 

 

 

? Apr 2019

Final Exam

 

 

Grading will reflect the result of the student’s performance in

 

Exam format will be similar to the homework assignments.

 

 

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