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Astro 376 (Unique 47640)/ Fall 2011

A Practical Introduction to Research


Current Announcements

Course Overview

Hours:

Office:
Phone:
Email:
Prof. Shardha Jogee
Th, 2 pm to 3 pm
or by appointment
RLM 16.224
(512) 471-1395
sj@astro.as.utexas.edu
John Jardel
Tue, 2 pm to 3 pm
or by appointment
RLM 17.304
(512) 471-1495
jardel@astro.as.utexas.edu
Manos Chatzopoulos
Mon, 4 pm to 5 pm
or by appointment
RLM 16.308
(512) 471-3447
manolis@astro.as.utexas.edu

Selected Material from Lectures/Assignments
    You will find below, mostly in pdf format, selected parts of the lecture, such as tutorials, figures, and plots. Many of these materials are password-protected and you will be given the id and password to access them in class. The main notes, explanations, and demos will be covered only in class where in-class quiz/activities will count toward the final grade.

  • Troubleshooting guide and template of email to send to the computer helpdesk if you cannot log in. To contact the computer helpdesk, please email helpdesk@astro.as.utexas.edu with the subject heading "AST 376" or/and walk to RLM 15.320A or 15.320B.

Extra Class Resources

Contact information and Classes
  • Directory for the UT Astronomy Program
    To secure RLM access after-hours, please contact Rachel Walker after you get your proximity card. To contact the computer helpdesk, please send email to helpdesk@astro.as.utexas.edu with the subject heading "AST 376" or/and walk to RLM 15.320A or 15.320B.

Undergraduate Research

Meetings/Conferences in Astronomy/Astrophysics where undergrads can participate

  • Annual Bash symposium is organized typically every 2 years in October by UT Astronomy department: undergrads can attend and possibly present posters! The 2011 conference is on Oct 9-11, 2011 and registration deadline is Sep 25/2011.


Internet Articles

Astronomy softwares, IDL library, Data Archives, etc

  • The AASTeX LaTeX-based package: This LaTeX-based package that can be used to prepare papers and tables for electronic submission to American Astronomical Society (AAS) journals, such as the Astrophysical Journal and The Astronomical Journal, as well as some non-AAS journals like the Publications of the Astronomical Society.