Syllabus
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Course Material - Notes, Homework, Review Sheets, Practice tests
Section 1 - Introductory material, motions of the Sun, Moon, and planets, physics of light, telescopes
Notes
Recorded Lectures
Homework #1 - PDF - Due January 22
Homework #2 - PDF - Due February 5
In-The-Sky.org website
Test Review Sheets
Example Angle problems - Java Program
Moon Phases Quiz - Java Program
Another Moon Phases Quiz - Java Program
Section 2 - The Sun, other stars, their properties, formation, life and death, supernovae, pulsars, black holes
Notes
Recorded Lectures
Homework #3 - PDF - Due February 19
Daily Sunspot Number - Use the NOAA value
Sunspot Predictions
Historical Sunspot Data - Since 2009
Historical Sunspot Data - Since 1997
Historical Sunspot Data - All years
Star Generator
Spectral Type Characteristics
Homework #4 - PDF - Due March 4
Recent Supernovae Don't use Internet Explorer to view this - use Firefox, or Chrome.
Test Review Sheets
Section 3 - The Milky Way and other galaxies, active galaxies, the Universe and its fate
Notes
Recorded Lectures
Homework #5 - PDF - Due April 1
Globular Cluster Information - Question 1
Galaxies - Question 2
Hubble Ultra Deep Field - Entire image - Question 3
Individual Images Image 0 Image 1 Image 2 Image 3 Image 4
Image 5 Image 6 Image 7 Image 8 Image 9
Test Review Sheets
Section 4 - Planets and other things in the solar system.
Notes
Recorded Lectures
Homework #6 - PDF - Due April 15
Transit of Planet
Star masses
Homework #7 - PDF - Due April 29
Find the asteroid
Test Review Sheets
Supplementary Material
Constellation Programs - for best results use Chrome to view
Constellation Programs - requires Java, use above instead
Constellation Maps - PDF Format
Constellation Quizzes
Various Astronomy Web Sites
On-line Calculator