Course Syllabus

August 27-September 5 (Weeks 1&2):

Introduction & Celestial Mechanics (Textbook Chapters 1-4)

September 10-19 (Weeks 3&4):

Continuum Radiation from Stars (Textbook Chapters 5, 7,13)

September 24 - October 3 (Weeks 5&6):

Spectral Lines (Textbook Chapters 5,7,14)

October 8-10 (Week 7):

Telescopes and Optics (Textbook Chapter 6)

October 15 (Week 8):Mid-Term Exam

October 17-29 (Weeks 8-10):

Binary Stars (Textbook Chapter 13)

October 31-November 7 (Weeks 10&11):

The Sun (Textbook Chapter 7)

November 12-21 (Weeks 12&13):

Stellar Structure (Textbook Chapters 14,15)

November 26 - December 5 (Weeks 14&15):

Stellar Evolution (Textbook Chapter 17)