Astronomy 130: Introductory Astronomy II

Sections 1, 2, Fall 2011

 

Lecture:  Tuesday and Thursday

Location: Rita Hollings Science Center, room 125 

Time:  TR 10:50 am-12:05 pm

 

 

Instructor: Dr. George Chartas

Office: 129 RHSC

Office hours: TR 12:10 pm - 1:30 pm

Phone: (843) 953-3609

Email: chartasg@cofc.edu

 

Schedule

We will cover chapters 5-6 and 16-28 of the book Universe 9th Edition by Roger A. Freedman, William J. Kaufmann and Robert M. Geller this semester.  Please let me know if you have a conflict with any of the test and final exam dates.

 

 

DATE

CHAPTER

ASSIGNMENTS

Lecture

23 Aug

Ch. 5, The Nature of Light

astronews.pdf

astro130_ch5_fall2011r.pdf

25 Aug

Ch. 5, The Nature of Light

astro_130_hw1.pdf  hw1_key.pdf

 

30 Aug

Ch. 5, The Nature of Light

Homework 1 Due quiz1_key.pdf

astro130_ch6_fall2011.pdf

1 Sep

Ch. 6, Optics and Telescopes

astro_130_hw2.pdf

 

6 Sep

Ch. 6, Optics and Telescopes

 

 

8 Sep

Ch. 16 Our Star, the Sun

 

astro130_ch16.pdf

13 Sep

Ch. 16 Our Star, the Sun

Homework 2 Due

 

15 Sep

Ch. 16 Our Star, the Sun

astro130_hw3.pdf

quiz2_key.pdf

20 Sep

Test 1, chapters 5, 6, 16

Homework 3 due

 

22 Sep

Ch. 17 The Nature of the Stars

astro_130_hw4.pdf

astro130_ch17.pdf

27 Sep

Ch. 17 The Nature of the Stars

 

 

29 Sep

Ch. 18 The Birth of Stars

Homework 4 due

astro130_ch18.pdf

4 Oct

Ch. 18 The Birth of Stars

 

 

6 Oct

Ch. 19 Stellar Evolution I

astro_130_hw5.pdf

astro130_ch19.pdf

11 Oct

Ch. 20 Stellar Evolution II/Review

Homework 5 Due

 

13 Oct

Test 2, chapters 17, 18, 19

 

 

18 Oct

FALL BREAK!

 

 

20 Oct

Ch. 20 Stellar Evolution II

quiz_ch20_key.pdf

astro130_ch20.pdf

25 Oct

Ch. 20 Stellar Evolution II

 

 

27 Oct

Ch. 21 Neutron Stars

 

astro130_ch21.pdf

1 Nov

Ch. 22 Black Holes

 

 

3 Nov

Ch. 22 Black Holes

quiz_ch21_ch22_key.pdf

astro130_ch22.pdf

8 Nov

Ch. 23 Our Galaxy

quiz_ch23_key.pdf

astro130_ch23.pdf

10 Nov

Test 3, chapters 20, 21, 22, 23

 

 

15 Nov

Ch. 24 Galaxies

hw_ch24_key.pdf quiz_ch24_key.pdf

astro130_ch24.pdf 

17 Nov

Ch. 25 Quasars and Active Galaxies

quiz_ch25_key.pdf

astro130_ch25.pdf

22 Nov

Ch. 26 Evolution of the Universe

quiz_ch26a_key.pdf quiz_ch26b_key.pdf

 

24 Nov

Thanksgiving Break!

 

 

29 Nov

Ch. 26 Evolution of the Universe

 

astro130_ch26.pdf

1 Dec

Ch. 27 Early Universe

 

astro130_ch27.pdf

6 Dec

(Reading day)

 

 

13 Dec

FINAL room 125, 8:00 am – 11:00 am