Astronomy 130: Introductory Astronomy II

Sections 1, 2, Fall 2017

 

Lecture:  Tuesday and Thursday

Location: Harbor Walk West, HWWE room 112 

Time:  TR 11:20 am-12:35 pm

 

 

Instructor: Dr. George Chartas

Office: 206 J. C. Long

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

Phone: (843) 953-3609

Email: chartasg@cofc.edu

 

Schedule

We will cover chapters 5-6 and 15-23 of the book by Bennett, J., Donahue, M., Schneider, N., and Voit, M., titled The Cosmic Perspective 8/e). Please let me know if you have a conflict with any of the test and final exam dates.

 

 

DATE

CHAPTER

ASSIGNMENTS

Lecture

22 Aug

Ch. 5 Light and Matter

astronews_dates.pdf

ch5.pdf

24 Aug

Ch. 5 Light and Matter

homework1.pdf due on Aug 29

 

29 Aug

Ch. 5 Light and Matter

homework2.pdf due on Aug 31

 

31 Aug

Ch. 6 Telescopes

homework3.pdf due Sept 7

ch6.pptx

5 Sept

Ch. 6 Telescopes

 (Attendance Verification for faculty opens in MyCharleston via Final Grades)

 

 

7 Sep

Ch. 15 Surveying the Stars

 

ch15.pdf

12 Sep

Ch. 15 Surveying the Stars

(Attendance Verification for faculty closes at noon.)

 

 

14 Sep

Ch. 15 Surveying the Stars

homework4.pdf due on Sept 19

 

19 Sep

Ch. 16 Star Birth

 

ch16.pdf

21 Sep

Ch. 16 Star Birth

 

 

26 Sep

Ch. 17 Star Stuff

 

 

28 Sep

TEST 1, chapter 5, 6, 15, 16

 

 

3 Oct

Ch. 17 Star Stuff

 

ch17.pptx

5 Oct

Ch. 18 The Bizarre Stellar Graveyard

 

 

10 Oct

Ch. 18 The Bizarre Stellar Graveyard

 

ch18.pdf

12 Oct

Ch. 19 Our Galaxy

 

 

17 Oct

Fall Break. No Classes

 

ch19.pptx

19 Oct

Ch. 19 Our Galaxy

 

 

24 Oct

Ch. 20 Galaxies

 

ch20.pptx

26 Oct

Ch. 20 Galaxies

 

 

31 Oct

Ch. 21 Galaxy Evolution

 

ch21.pptx

2 Nov

Ch. 21 Galaxy Evolution

 

 

7 Nov

Ch. 22 The Birth of the Universe

 

 

14 Nov

TEST 2, chapters 17, 18,  19, 20

 

ch22.pptx

16 Nov

Class Rescheduled

 

 

21 Nov

Ch. 22 The Birth of the Universe

 

 

23 Nov

Thanksgiving Break. No Classes

 

 

28 Nov

Ch. 23 Dark Matter and Dark Energy

 

ch23.pptx

30 Nov

Ch. 24 Life In The Universe

 

 

5 Dec

Reading Day

 

 

12 Dec

FINAL EXAM ( 8:00 am – 11:00 am)