ASTR303

Spring 2020
Galaxies

 

 

 

Week

Date

Topic

Reading

1

07 Jan 2019

Introduction

 

2

14 Jan 2019

Introduction to Galaxies

Ch. 1

3

21 Jan 2019

The Milky Way

Ch. 2

 

21 Jan 2019

Assignment 1 due

 

4

28 Jan 2019

The Milky Way

Ch. 2

5

04 Feb 2019

Stellar Orbits/Dynamics

Ch. 3

 

04 Feb 2019

Assignment 2 due

 

6

11 Feb 2019

Stellar Orbits/Dynamics

 

7

18 Feb 2019

Reading Break

Ch. 3

 

25 Feb 2019

Assignment 3 due

 

8

25 Feb 2019

The Local Group

Ch. 4

 

25 Feb 2019

Mid Term Exam

 

9

04 Mar 2019

Spiral and S0 Galaxies

Ch. 5

 

04 Mar 2019

Assignment 4 due

 

10

11 Mar 2019

Spiral and S0 Galaxies

Ch. 5

11

18 Mar 2019

Elliptical Galaxies

Ch. 6

 

18 Mar 2019

Assignment 5 due

 

12

25 Mar 2019

Galaxy Groups

Ch. 7

13

01 Apr 2019

Galaxy Clusters

Ch. 7

 

01 Apr 2019

Assignment 6 due

 

 

? 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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