Astronomy 162: Introduction to Stellar, Galactic & Extragalactic Astronomy

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Class Schedule

Week #

Date/Time

Lecture

Topic

Read before class

Homework

1

03/30 (Mon), 2:30-4:00

1

Intro to Course & Review 161

Review Ch 5, 16

Hwk #1 due: 04/09 11:30pm

03/31 (Tue), 2:30-4:00

2 Access Hollywood: Your Guide to the Stars Chapter 17

 

04/02 (Thu), 2:30-4:00

3 Access Hollywood: Your Guide to the Stars (cont.) Chapter 17

 

2
04/06 (Mon), 2:30-4:00 - CLEA: Pleiades

CLEA Pleiades Man.

Hwk #2 due: 04/16 11:30pm

04/07 (Tue), 2:30-4:00 4 Daddy, Where do Stars come from?

Chapter 18

 
04/09 (Thu), 2:30-4:00 5 Daddy, Where do Stars come from? (cont.)

Chapter 18

 

3
04/13 (Mon), 2:30-4:00 - CLEA: Stellar Spectra

CLEA Spectra Man.

Hwk #3 due: 04/23 11:30pm

04/14 (Tue), 2:30-4:00 6 After Your Tank Hits Empty...

Chapter 19

 
04/16 (Thu), 2:30-4:00 7 After Your Tank Hits Empty...  (cont.)

Chapter 19

 

4
04/20 (Mon), 2:30-4:00 8 To Go Out with a Bang? or a Wimper?

Chapter 20

Hwk #4 due: 04/30 11:30pm

04/21 (Tue), 2:30-4:00 9 Continue Bang? or Wimper? (cont.)  & Review for Midterm I

Chapter 20

 
04/23 (Thu), 2:30-4:00 - Midterm I

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5
04/27 (Mon), 2:30-4:00 10 Dead Stars: Neutron Stars Chapter 21 Hwk #5 due: 05/07 11:30pm
04/28 (Tue), 2:30-4:00 11 Dead Stars: Neutron Stars (cont.) Chapter 21  
04/30 (Thu), 2:30-4:00 - CLEA: Pulsars CLEA Pulsars Man.

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6
05/04 (Mon), 2:30-4:00 12 Dead Stars:  Black Holes Chapter 22 Hwk #6 due: 05/14 11:30pm
05/05 (Tue), 2:30-4:00 13 Dead Stars:  Black Holes (cont.) Chapter 22  
05/07 (Thu), 2:30-4:00 14 The Milky Way (and other candy bars) Chapter 23  
7
05/11 (Mon), 2:30-4:00 15 The Milky Way (and other candy bars) (cont.) & Review for Midterm II Chapter 23 Hwk #7 due: 05/21 11:30pm
05/12 (Tue), 2:30-4:00 - Midterm II -  
05/14 (Thu), 2:30-4:00 16 Galaxies, Galaxies, Everywhere...

Chapter 24

 

8
05/18 (Mon), 2:30-4:00 17 Galaxies, Galaxies, Everywhere...  (cont.) Chapter 24 Hwk #8 due: 05/28 11:30pm
05/19 (Tue), 2:30-4:00 - CLEA Hubble's Law CLEA Hubble Man.  
05/21 (Thu), 2:30-4:00 18 X-treme Astrophysics Chapter 25

 

9
05/25 (Mon), 2:30-4:00 - Memorial Day - NO CLASS!   YEAH! - Hwk #9 due: 06/04 11:30pm
05/26 (Tue), 2:30-4:00 19 How (we think) It All Began? I Chapter 26  
05/28 (Thu), 2:30-4:00 20 How (we think) It All Began? II Chapter 27

 

10
06/01 (Mon), 2:30-4:00 21 How (we think) It All Began? II (cont.)

Chapter 27

 

06/02 (Tue), 2:30-4:00 - CLEA: Universe CLEA Universe Man.  
06/04 (Thu), 2:30-4:00 22 Are We Alone? & Review for Final

Chapter 28

 

Final Exam is June 11, 2007 at 2:00 - 4:00 pm      This document may be found at:
http://www.lima.ohio-state.edu/academics/physics/A162/A162spr09/schedule.htm