Astronomy 130: Astronomy II Lab

Section L1 Spring 2017

 

Lab Day:  Monday

Lab Location: Science Center, room SSMB 215

Observing Location: Saint Philip Str. Garage, 89 Saint Philip Str.  

On observing nights we will first meet in SSMB 215.

Time: 7:00-10:00PM (section L1)

 

 

Lab Instructor: Dr. George Chartas

Office: 206 JC Long

Office hours: MWF 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Phone: (843) 953-3609

Email: chartasg@cofc.edu

 

Schedule

DATE

LAB ACTIVITY

NOTES

23 Jan

Lab Chapter 1: Blackbody and Emission Spectra

 

30 Jan

Lab Chapter 2: Reflection, Refraction and Telescopes

 

6 Feb

Lab Chapter 3: Magnitudes and Brightness

 

 13 Feb

Lab Chapter 4: Eclipsing and Spectroscopic Binaries

 

20 Feb

Lab Chapter 5: Spectral Classification

 

27 Feb

Lab Chapter 6: The H-R Diagram

 

6 Mar

Spring Break No classes

 

13 Mar

Lab Chapter 7: Variable Stars

 

20 Mar

Lab Chapter 8: Messier Object Observing

 

27 Mar

Lab Chapter 9: Bright and Dark Clouds of the Milky Way

 

3 Apr

Lab Chapter 10: The Crab Nebula

 

10 Apr

Lab Chapter 11: SgrA*

 

 

17 Apr

Lab Chapter 12: Galaxy Classification and Evolution

 

24 Apr

Lab Chapter 13: HubbleŐs Law