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1/6/2010 1 AST 201 Stars and Galaxies 1 AST 201, Winter 2010, University of Toronto, Dr. M. A. Reid Why Take This Course? AST 201, Winter 2010, University of Toronto, Dr. M. A. Reid 2 AST 201, Winter 2010, University of Toronto, Dr. M. A. Reid 3 “Unimaginative, narrowly technical training in serious subjects produces boredom, pretentiousness and barren imitation, not the fruitful understanding which reshapes experience.” -- Mary Midgley “Education is not the filing of a pail, but the lighting of a fire.” -- W. B. Yeats AST 201, Winter 2010, University of Toronto, Dr. M. A. Reid 4
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1/6/2010 2 AST 201, Winter 2010, University of Toronto, Dr. M. A. Reid 5 AST 201, Winter 2010, University of Toronto, Dr. M. A. Reid 6 AST 201, Winter 2010, University of Toronto, Dr. M. A. Reid 8
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1/6/2010 3 AST 201, Winter 2010, University of Toronto, Dr. M. A. Reid 9 AST 201, Winter 2010, University of Toronto, Dr. M. A. Reid 10 Let’s look at that in 3D. .. AST 201, Winter 2010, University of Toronto, Dr. M. A. Reid 11 Who Can Take This Course This course is intended for students with no science or engineering background Check your course calendar to make sure that you haven’t taken, aren’t taking, or aren’t planning to take a course which conflicts with this one You DO NOT have to have taken AST 101 or any other astronomy course Speak to Lillian Lanca in the main astronomy office to resolve your conflicts AST 201, Winter 2010, University of Toronto, Dr. M. A. Reid 12
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1/6/2010 4 New This Term We value your suggestions, and keep the course evolving to reflect them New features this term: telescopic observing sessions for participation marks weekly, scheduled TA office hours regular posting of clicker marks demonstration equipment in the tutorials more cafe chats, starting Thursday 13 AST 201, Winter 2010, University of Toronto, Dr. M. A. Reid Your Instructors Dr. Michael Reid Studies how stars form Radio astronomer Dr. Stefan Mochnacki Studies stars Visible-light astronomer Makes space telescopes Course coordinator (e-mail him if you have problems) 14 AST 201, Winter 2010, University of Toronto, Dr. M. A. Reid Important Information Lectures: Tues. & Thurs, 4-5 p.m., Conv. Hall Office hours: to be determined Tutorials : weekly and mandatory Notes: posted on Blackboard Text: The Cosmic Perspective, 5 th ed.
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