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Astronomy: Astr Lab I:Measuring the Sky

ASTR 023 Z1 (CRN: 60048)

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About ASTR 023 Z1

Measurements of the properties of the planets, stars, and galaxies using graphical analysis, computer simulations and photographs. Prerequisites: Concurrent enrollment or credit in ASTR 005.

Instructor

John Perry ()

Notes

Dates: June 16 - July 11, 2014; Pre/co-req: ASTR 005

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Section Description

This laboratory course supplements the lecture material of Astronomy 05, with 7 projects. 6 of these will be done in the lab. 1 will involve your own outdoor observations. In-lab work will be done in groups, one group for each lab table. Each student will hand in his/her own individual lab report at the end of each session on the Report Form provided. Each student will do the outdoor observing lab individually, due late in the course. Don?t wait too long to start this project.

Section Expectation

The In-lab projects include: - Lenses and Telescopes - Stellar Coordinates and Star Charts - Mountains and Craters on the Moon - Retrograde Motion of the Planets - Atomic Spectra and the Hubble Law - Star S2 and Our Galactic Black Hole Throughout the semester- Observing Lab: Determining the Sidereal and Synodic Months, Sidereal and Solar Days, and Your True Zodiacal Sign

Evaluation

Each in-lab project counts 10%, and the outdoor observation project 40%.

Meetings

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Location

Cook Phys Sci A A418 (View Campus Map)

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