Binney & Merrifield
Binney & Tremaine
- Course News
Thanks to everyone for making this an interesting semester.
Histogram of scores on the final is at right.
(Click for bigger version.)
High score: 72
Median score: 66
Low score: 58
Finals will be returned to your mailboxes.
- Course Links
- Course Outline
- Course Work
| | Problem Set 1
| Problem Set 2
| Problem Set 3
| Problem Set 4
- Topics for semseter projects.
- Topical Links
- Movie of stars orbiting
the supermassive black hole at the center of the Milky Way.
- Images of
- Cute 3D
map of the Local Group.
- Info on the
- M31 group images from
Note the effects of resolution!
- Consice facts about
Astronomical magnitude systems.
- Overview of
by Prof. G. Bothun.
- Useful Links
ADS (Astrophysical Data System), an excellent way to search the literature.
- astro-ph e-print
archive. Most astronomy papers appear here first as preprints.
Caveat Emptor - much crap gets dumped here prior to refereeing.
- Level 5, an
Extragalactic Kowledgebase at NED.
- Google: a good search engine.
Merging galaxy simulation created for the IMAX movie
Warning - this is a very large (24 Mb) MPEG movie.
It may require excessive down load time.
Courtesy of Chris Mihos
Check out the Mihos
Note: most of the Applets perform better on the PCs than on the SUNs.