Class Notes

I. Introductory Remarks (pdf)
II. Properties of Electromagnetic Radiation (pdf)
III. Photometry: Measuring Stellar Brightness (pdf)
IV. Effects of the Earth's Atmosphere (pdf)
V. Observational Tools and Techniques (pdf)
VI. Spectroscopy and Stellar Spectra (pdf)
VII. Interpreting Stellar Spectra (pdf)
VII'. The Structure and Physics of the Interstellar Medium (pdf)
VIII. The Hertzsprung-Russell Diagram (pdf)
IX. Stellar Motions and Orbits (pdf)
X. Binary Stars (pdf)
XI. Radiative Transfer (pdf)