ASTR 101 Discussion and Lab Schedule

Date
Discussion
Lab
Aug. 28 - Sep. 1 No Discussion No Lab
Sep. 4 - 8 Introduction & Seasons Lab #1: Mathematical Tools
Sep 11 - 15 The Moon: Phases & Eclipses Lab #2: Phases of the Moon
Sep. 18 - 22 Motions in the Sky Lab #3: Sky Motion: Farquhar Globes
Sep. 25 - 29 Kepler's & Newton's Laws, Gravity Review for Midterm #1
Oct. 2 - 6 Origin & Overview of our Solar System Lab #4: Sky Motion: Stellarium
Oct. 9 - 13 Terrestrial vs Jovian Planets Lab #6: Planetary Surface Features
Oct. 16 - 20 Debris in the Solar System Lab #7: The Moons of Jupiter
Oct. 23 - 27 Properties of Light & Exoplanets Lab #5: Spectroscopy
Oct. 30 - Nov. 3 The Sun & Other Stars Lab #8: Stellar Spectra
Nov. 6 - 10 Stellar Evolution Review for Midterm #2
Nov. 13 - 17 Normal Galaxies Lab #9: The Interstellar Medium
Nov. 20 - 24 Thanksgiving Thanksgiving
Nov. 27 - Dec. 1 Active Galaxies Lab #10: Galaxies
Dec. 4 - 8 Cosmology Lab #11: The Expansion of the Universe

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