ASTR 120

Introductory Astrophysics
Solar System

Fall 2006

Prof: Stacy McGaugh
office: CSS 1251
phone: (301) 405-7897
office hours: Tu 12:15 PM - 2 PM
or by appointment
TA: Alan Gersch
office: CSS 0252
phone: (301) 405-1545
office hours: Mon 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
and Wed 5 PM - 6 PM
Lecture in CSS 2428
Tu-Th 11:00 AM - 12:15 PM
Discussion in CSS 2428
F 2:00 PM - 2:50 PM
Text: Universe (7th edition)
ISBN 0-7167-6995-6
by Freedman & Kaufmann

Course Information

Useful Links

FINAL GRADES: University interpretation of Federal privacy law effectively forbids the posting of final grades by the professor. You may obtain grade information directly from the University through MARS or TESTUDO.
I will try to post the solutions to the final over the weekend.


Homework 1 | Solutions
Homework 2 | Solutions
Homework 3 | Solutions
Homework 4 | Solutions
Homework 5 | Solutions
Homework 6 | Solutions

Solutions to the first exam.
Solutions to the second exam.

A histogram of scores on the final exam is posted at right. (Click for larger version.) Mean 76; Median 81.
Solutions to the final exam.

I have placed a copy of the textbook on reserve at the Engineering and Physical Sciences Library. The easiest way to get there is to enter the front of the Math building and take the right hand corridor (not stairwell) from the circular entrance hall.