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AST 307 · Introductory Astronomy    1   2  


Schedule
This page contains the planned schedule of lectures and quizzes. Quiz dates will be as shown. Topics covered are subject to change. Please consult this page regularly for updates.

 
Activity
Quiz Covers
Topic of the Day
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August
 
 
 
 
25
 
 
Sky
Ch. 1
27
 
 
Sky
 
30
 
 
Sky
 

September
 
 
 
 
1
 
 
Copernicus
Ch. 2
3
Homework 1 Due
 
Copernicus
 
6
LABOR DAY
 
 
 
8
 
 
Copernicus
 
10
Homework 2 Due
 
Copernicus
 
13
1st 30 min Quiz
Ch. 1+(2)
Radiation
Ch. 3
15
 
 
Radiation
 
17
Homework 3 Due
 
Radiation/Spectroscopy
Ch. 4
20
 
 
Spectroscopy
 
22
 
 
Spectroscopy
 
24
Homework 4 Due
 
Scopes
Ch. 5
27
2nd 30 min Quiz
Ch. 2-4
Scopes
 
29
 
 
Scopes/Solar System
Ch. 6

October
 
 
 
 
1
No Homework
 
Solar System
 
4
 
 
Solar System
 
6
 
 
Planet Formation
Ch. 15
8
Homework 5 Due
 
Sun
Ch. 16
11
3rd 30 min Quiz
Ch. 5-6
Sun
 
13
 
 
Sun
 
15
Homework 6 Due
 
Measure Stars
Ch. 17
18
 
 
Measure Stars
 
20
 
 
Measure Stars/ISM
Ch. 18
22
Homework 7 Due
 
ISM
 
25
4th 30 min Quiz
Ch. 15-17
ISM
 
27
 
 
Star Formation
Ch. 19
29
Homework 8 Due
 
Star Formation
 

November
 
 
 
 
1
 
 
Stellar Evolution
Ch. 20
3
 
 
Stellar Evolution
 
5
Homework 9 Due
 
Stellar Evolution/Explosions
 
8
5th 30 min Quiz
Ch. 18-20
Neutron Stars/Black Holes
Ch. 21
10
 
 
Neutron Stars/Black Holes
Ch. 22
12
Homework 10 Due
 
Black Holes/Milky Way
Ch. 23
15
 
 
Milky Way Galaxy
 
17
 
 
Milky Way Galaxy
 
19
Homework 11 Due
 
Galaxies
Ch. 24
22
6th 30 min Quiz
Ch. 20-23
Galaxies
 
24
 
 
Galaxies/AGN
Ch. 25
29
 
 
Cosmology
Ch. 26

December
 
 
 
 
1
 
 
Cosmology
 
3
 
 
Early Universe
Ch. 27


Exam
Please check the official university final exam schedule for the time and place of the final. For your convenience, I list here an unofficial version: Tuesday December 14, 9 AM- 12 PM.



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