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Unformatted text preview: ASTRONOMY 292 Stellar, Galactic, and Extragalactic Astronomy and Astrophysics Winter Quarter 2006 Mo Tu We Th Fr 12:30pm McPherson Lab 1005 Instructor: Professor Barbara Ryden Office: 4035 McPherson Lab, 140 W. 18th Ave. Office hours: Mo Tu We Fr 3:00 - 5:00 pm, or by appointment Phone number: 292-4562 E-mail: [email protected] T. A.: Dr. Christopher Burke Office: 4011 McPherson Lab, 140 W. 18th Ave. Office hours: By appointment Phone number: 292-5403 E-mail: [email protected] Textbook: Introductory Astronomy and Astrophysics , by M. Zeilik and S.A. Gregory. In addition, the professor’s lecture notes will be handed out in class. Web site: www.astronomy.ohio-state.edu/ ∼ ryden/ast292.html (The Web site contains the course syllabus, as well as other useful information. Book- mark it now, before you lose this piece of paper!) Course objectives and philosophy: This is the second course of the two-quarter introductory sequence which is intended for sophomore astronomy majors, as well as other scientifically literate undergraduates who want to learn basic astronomy from a quantitative perspective.who want to learn basic astronomy from a quantitative perspective....
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