Binney & Merrifield
Binney & Tremaine
- Course News
- Final Exam statistics ---
Median: 63 | High Score: 79 | Low Score: 52 (80 points possible)
- Thanks to everyone for making this an interesting and stimulating semester.
- Course Links
- Course Outline
- Course Work |
HW 1 |
| HW 3
| HW 4
- Topics for semseter projects.
- Topical Links
- Cool spectrum
Crash JavaLab by Chris Mihos. Try playing with friction & halo size.
of Section JavaLab by Chris Mihos.
- Nice discussion of
Potentials by Josh Barnes.
- Overview of
by Greg Bothun.
- Nice pictures
of the gas in spiral galaxies as well as the stars (towards bottom of
- Concise facts about
Astronomical magnitude systems.
- Movie of stars orbiting
the supermassive black hole at the center of the Milky Way.
- Images of
- Info on the
- M31 group images from
Note the effects of resolution!
- 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 - most papers posted here have not yet been refereed.
- Level 5, an
Extragalactic Kowledgebase at NED.
simulation created for the IMAX movie Cosmic Voyage.
Warning - this is a rather 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.