Astronomy 162:
Introduction to Stellar, Galactic and Extragalactic Astronomy
Autumn 2001

Syllabus & Reading Assignments

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Textbook:

W. J. Kaufmann III, Universe
R. A. Freedman (5th or 6th Editions)


Messages in the Light from Stars

Week 1 (September 19-21) :

Week 2 (September 24-28) :

Gravity and the Masses of Stars

Week 3 (October 1-5) :

The Lives of Stars

Week 4 (October 8-12) :

Week 5 (0ctober 15-19) :

Galaxies

Week 6 (October 22-26) :

Relativity

Week 7 (October 29 - November 2) :

Cosmology

Week 8 (November 5-9) :

Week 9 (November 12-16) :

Week 10 (November 19-23) :

Week 11 (November 26-30) :

  • FINAL EXAM Thursday, December 6, 11:30 - 1:18 pm. It covers all lectures, except 24 and 26 which were skipped.


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