Course Syllabus

Essential links:

NED

ADS

AstroWeb

Astro-ph

Skyview

January 9-18 (Weeks 1&2):

Introduction & Recap of Galactic Structure (Textbook Chapters 1&2)

January 23-February 1 (Weeks 3&4):

Orbit Theory (Textbook Chapter 3)

February 6-20 (Weeks 5-7):

Local Group Studies (Textbook Chapter 4)

February 22 (Week 7):

Student Presentations

February 27 - March 14 (Weeks 8&9):

Spiral and S0 Galaxies (Textbook Chapter 5)

March 19-28 (Weeks 10&11):

Elliptical Galaxies (Textbook Chapter 6)

April 2-4 (Week 12):

Galaxy Clustering (Textbook Chapter 7)

April 9-16 (Weeks 13&14):

Active Galactic Nuclei (Textbook Chapter 9)

April 18 (Week 14):

Student Presentations

April 23-25 (Week 15):

Cosmology (Textbook Chapter 8)