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Unformatted text preview: ASTRONOMY 214: HONORS GENERAL ASTRONOMY Instructor: Dr. Michael Carini Office: TCCW 229 Phone: 56198 Office Hours: By appointment E-mail: [email protected] Prerequisite: Permission of the instructor Co-requisite: Math 126 (Calculus) Textbooks: 21 st Century Astronomy, Hester, Blumenthal, Smith, Burstien, Greely, Voss Class Meeting Time: Lecture MWF 12:40-1:35 TCCW 251 Laboratory Tuesday 7:00-9:00 TCCW 251 Course Grade: 3 examinations 15% each Laboratory exercises 25% Homework exercises/class participation 10% Comprehensive Final Exam 20% If you do not meet the pre- and co-requisites listed above, see me immediately ! Laboratory activities constitute 25% of the course effort and grade, and the course serves as a general education category DL laboratory science course. Laboratory activities include in- class and planetarium exercises, weekly laboratory exercises and observing sessions (weather permitting) at both the 12" telescope on the roof of TCCW and the 24" telescope at the Bell...
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This note was uploaded on 02/24/2009 for the course ASTR 214 taught by Professor Ca during the Spring '09 term at Western Kentucky University.
- Spring '09