ASTR 100 Introduction to Astronomy

Fall 2009

There are 2 textbooks required for the course. The class website is on the Enterprise Learning Management System that is used by the university. The URL is Once there, you will need to login with your university Directory ID and password. If you do not know your Directory ID, or you forget your password, there are instructions on the website about what to do. The syllabus and assignments will be posted there, as well as being distributed in class.

Course Intro

Contact Info

Note: email addresses are

PersonEmail @umd.eduCampus Phone
Dr. Melissa Hayes-Gehrkemhayesgex5-5099
Mr. Mark Avaramavarax5-1566
Mr. Joshua Dingottjdingottx5-1561
Mr. Brian Kneselbkneselx5-1561
Mr. Richard O'Steenrosteenx5-1561
Mr. Jesse Wimertjwimertx5-1561

The background image was taken by the Cassini spacecraft; image credit is to NASA/JPL/Space Science Institute.
The material on these webpages is Copyright © 2009 by Melissa N. Hayes-Gehrke and may not be reproduced without my permission.