ASTR100 LECTURE SCHEDULE

Lecture Date
Lecture Topic
Reading
Thu. Aug 30 Syllabus, The Scale of the Universe ---
Tue. Sep. 4 Introduction, The Scale of the Universe Syllabus, Units 1, 2, 3, 4.1
Thu. Sep. 6 Motions of the Earth and the Moon Units 5, 6, 7, 8
Tue. Sep. 11 Early Ideas of the Heavens and the Heliocentric Universe Units 10, 11
Thu. Sep. 13 Kepler's Laws, Galileo, Newton's Laws Units 12, 14, 15
Tue. Sep. 18 Universal Gravitation and Orbital Motion Units 16, 17, 18
Thu. Sep. 20 The Solar System and Other Planetary Systems Units 32, 33, 20, 34
Tue. Sep. 25 The Earth Units 35, 36
Thu. Sep. 27 The Moon Units 37, 19
Tue. Oct. 2 Terrestrial Planets Units 38, 39, 40, 42
Thu. Oct. 4 Jovian Planets & Pluto Units 42, 43, 44, 45, 46
Tue. Oct. 9 Debris in the Solar System Units 41, 46, 47, 48
Thu. Oct. 11 EXAM I Units 1-4.1, 5-8, 10-12, 14-20, 32-40, 42-46
Tue. Oct 16 The Electromagnetic Spectrum, Black Body Radiation Units 21.1, 22, 23
Thu. Oct. 18 Formation of Spectra, The Doppler Effect Units 4.2, 21, 24, 25
Tue. Oct. 23 Astronomical Instruments and Telescopes Units 26, 27, 28, 29, 30
Thu. Oct 25 The Sun, Our Star Units 49, 50, 51
Tue. Oct. 30 Other Stars Units 52, 54, 55, 56, 57, 58, 69
Thu. Nov. 1 A Star's Life: Early & Late Stages Units 59, 60, 61
Tue. Nov. 6 End States of a Star's Life Units 62, 64, 66, 67, 68
Thu. Nov. 8 EXAM II Units 4.2, 21-30, 41, 46-52, 54-62, 64, 66-69
Tue. Nov. 13 Our Milky Way Galaxy Units 70, 71, 72, 73
Thu. Nov. 15 Properties of Normal Galaxies Units 74, 75
Tue. Nov. 20 Active Galaxies Unit 77
Thu. Nov. 22 THANKSGIVING ---
Tue. Nov. 27 Galaxy Clustering, Dark Matter Units 76, 78
Thu. Nov. 29 Cosmology, Birth & Fate of Our Universe Units 79, 80, 81, 82
Tue. Dec. 4 Cosmology, Birth & Fate of Our Universe Units 79, 80, 81, 82
Thu. Dec. 6 Great Unanswered Questions Units 79, 80, 81, 82
Tue. Dec. 11 Review Session Units 1-4.2, 5-8, 10-12, 14-30, 32-52, 54-62, 64, 66-82
Fri. Dec. 14 FINAL EXAM (8:00 - 10:00 am) Units 1-4.2, 5-8, 10-12, 14-30, 32-52, 54-62, 64, 66-82

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