ASTR100 LECTURE SCHEDULE

Lecture Date
Lecture Topic
Reading
Mon. Jan. 28 Syllabus, Educational Survey Preface, Introduction
Wed. Jan. 30 Introduction, The Scale of the Universe Introduction, Overview 1
Fri. Feb. 1 Apparent Motions of the Sun and Stars Chapter 1, Essay 1
Mon. Feb. 4 Motion of the Moon Chapter 1
Wed. Feb. 6 Early Ideas of the Heavens Chapter 1
Fri. Feb. 8 The Heliocentric Universe Chapter 1
Mon. Feb. 11 Planetary Motion: Kepler's Laws Chapter 1
Wed. Feb. 13 Newton's Laws of Motion Chapters 1, 2
Fri. Feb. 15 Universal Gravitation Overview 2, Chapter 2
Mon. Feb. 18 Interior of Earth Overview 3, Chapter 5
Wed. Feb. 20 Atmosphere of Earth Chapter 5
Fri. Feb. 22 The Moon Chapter 6
Mon. Feb. 25 The Solar System: Origin and Components Overview 4, Chapter 7
Wed. Feb. 27 Terrestrial Planets Chapter 8
Fri. Mar. 1 Terrestrial Planets Chapter 8
Mon. Mar. 4 Terrestrial Planets & Jupiter Chapters 8, 9
Wed. Mar. 6 Jupiter & Saturn Chapter 9
Fri. Mar. 8 Uranus, Neptune, & Pluto Chapter 9
Mon. Mar. 11 EXAM I Introduction, Chapters 1, 2, 5-8, Essay 1, Overviews 1-4
Wed. Mar. 13 Debris in the Solar System Chapter 10
Fri. Mar. 15 The Electromagnetic Spectrum Chapter 3
Mon. Mar. 18 Black Body Radiation Chapter 3
Wed. Mar. 20 Formation of Spectra Chapter 3
Fri. Mar. 22 The Doppler Effect Chapter 3
Mon. Mar. 25 SPRING BREAK
Wed. Mar. 27 SPRING BREAK
Fri. Mar. 29 SPRING BREAK
Mon. Apr. 1 Telescopes, Instruments, and Time Chapter 4, Essay 2
Wed. Apr. 3 Properties of the Sun, Our Star Chapter 11
Fri. Apr. 5 How the Sun Works Chapter 11
Mon. Apr. 8 The Magnetic Sun Chapter 11
Wed. Apr. 10 Properties of Stars Overview 5, Chapter 12
Fri. Apr. 12 The Hertzsprung-Russell (HR) Diagram Chapter 12
Mon. Apr. 15 EXAM II Chapters 3-4, 9-11, Essay 2, Overview 4
Wed. Apr. 17 A Star's Life: Early & Late Stages Chapter 13
Fri. Apr. 19 End States of a Star's Life Chapter 14
Mon. Apr. 22 Our Milky Way Galaxy Overview 6, Chapter 15
Wed. Apr. 24 Our Milky Way Galaxy Chapter 15
Fri. Apr. 26 Properties of Normal Galaxies Chapter 16
Mon. Apr. 29 Active Galaxies Chapter 16
Wed. May 1 Galaxy Clustering Chapter 16
Fri. May 3 Structure of our Universe Chapters 16, 17
Mon. May 6 Fate of Our Universe Chapter 17
Wed. May 8 Birth of Our Universe Chapter 17
Fri. May 10 Great Unanswered Questions Chapter 17 and beyond...
Mon. May 13 Review Introduction, Chapters 1-17, Essays 1-2, Overviews 1-6
Sat. May 18 FINAL EXAM (8:00 am - 10:00 am) Introduction, Chapters 1-17, Essays 1-2, Overviews 1-6

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