ASTR 620

Fall 2001
MW 2:00-3:15 PM
CSS 0201

Prof. Stacy McGaugh
Office: CSS 1251
Phone: (301) 405-7897

Galactic Astronomy
Binney & Merrifield
Galactic Dynamics
Binney & Tremaine

Course News
Final Grades

Course Links
Course Outline
Course Work
Useful Reading
Suggested topics for talks and term papers.

Useful Links
NASA's ADS (Astrophysical Data System), an excellent way to search the literature.
XXX e-print archive (astro-ph). Most astronomy papers appear here first as preprints.
e-Journals: ApJ | AJ | MNRAS | A&A | PASP
Level 5, an Extragalactic Kowledgebase at NED.
Google: a good search engine.

Merging galaxy simulation created for the IMAX movie Cosmic Voyage.
Warning - this is a very large (24 Mb) MPEG movie. It may require excessive down load time.
Courtesy of Chris Mihos (CWRU).

Check out the Mihos JavaLab.
Note: most of the Applets perform better on the PCs than on the SUNs.