Cassiopeia A [Spitzer/Hubble/Chandra]

Astronomy 309N - Spring 2017

Lives and Deaths of Stars

Astronomy Bizarre: Cosmic Catastrophes

MWF 2-2:50 · WEL 3.502 · 47825


Announcements

Reading for Exam 3, Friday, March 31

Review sheet posted.

Chapter 6, end of Section 6 (binary evolution), Section 6.7 (radioactive decay), Chapter 7 (SN 1987A)

Background: Sections 3.1, 3.2, 3.3, 3.4, 3.5, 3.8, 3.10, 4.1, 4.2, 4.3, 4.4, 5.2, 5.4 (binary stars and accretion disks).

Plus superluminous supernovae, not in the book.

What to look for in SkyWatch: A Grader's Perspective [pdf]

Undergrad First Class Day Memo:
http://www.as.utexas.edu/astronomy/education/memo.html


Cassiopeia A [Spitzer/Hubble/Chandra]

Professor

J. Craig Wheeler

RLM 17.230 · (512) 471-6407 · email

Office Hours

MWF 5-6, or by appt


TA

Harold Johnson

RLM 17.307 · (512) 471-8414 · email

Office Hours

TTh 2-3, or by appt


Grader

Leke Akinola

Office TBD · Phone TBD · email

Office Hours

by appt


22 March 2017
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