Astronomy 312: Galactic & Extragalactic Astronomy

Spring 2020

 

Lecture:  Tuesday and Thursday

Location: RITA 363

Time:  TR 10:50 am - 12:05 pm

 

 

Instructor: Dr. George Chartas

Office: RITA 307

Office hours: TR 11:00am-noon

Phone: (843) 953-3609

Email: chartasg@cofc.edu

 

Schedule

We will cover chapters 24-30 of the book  An Introduction to Modern Astrophysics, B. W. Carroll & D. A. Ostlie (2nd Ed.)

 

Please let me know if you have a conflict with any of the test and final exam dates.

 

 

DATE

CHAPTER

ASSIGNMENTS

9 Jan

Ch. 24: The Milky Way Galaxy

ch24.pdf

14 Jan

 

 

16 Jan

 

 

21 Jan

 

 

23 Jan

Ch. 25: The Nature of Galaxies

 

28 Jan

 

 

30 Jan

 

 

4 Feb

 

 

6 Feb

 

 

11 Feb

Test 1 Chapters 24 and 25

 

13 Feb

Ch. 26: Galactic Evolution

 

18 Feb

 

 

20 Feb

 

 

25 Feb

Ch. 27: The Structure of the Universe

 

27 Feb

 

 

3 Mar

 

 

5 Mar

Test 2 Chapters 26 and 27

 

8 Mar

 

 

10 Mar

Ch. 28: Active Galaxies

 

12 Mar

 

 

17 Mar

Spring Break: No Classes

 

19 Mar

Spring Break: No Classes

 

24 Mar

 

 

26 Mar

Ch. 29: Cosmology

 

31 Apr

 

 

2 Apr

 

 

7 Apr

 

 

9 Apr

Ch. 30: The Early Universe

 

14 Apr

 

 

16 Apr

 

 

21 Apr

 

 

23 Apr

Reading Day

 

 

FINAL EXAM