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Unformatted text preview: Discover the Universe Syllabus p2 AST1002 - Section 0423 - Prof. Jonathan Tan Syllabus Available online: www.astro.ufl.edu/~jt/teaching/ast1002/ Syllabus p3 Syllabus p4 Observing Report to be completed at the Campus Observatory – Weather permitting (call 392-5294 after 7PM to check) • Hours 8:30 – 10:00 p.m. 8:30 • Location South of Reitz U. & West of Eng. Science Discussion Sections More in depth discussion of ideas and concepts. Some guidance with HW problems. Up to 5% extra credit for attendance and participation. We will start with these times from Jan. 18th onwards. However, the times may change - check website for latest info. THESE TIMES ARE NOT YET FINALIZED (CHECK CLASS WEBPAGE) • ???Tuesday 1.55pm (period 7), Bryant 3 (Ben Nelson)??? • ???Wednesday 10.40am (period 4), Bryant 3 (Ben Nelson)??? • ???Thursday 3.00pm (period 8), Bryant 3 (Ben Nelson)??? • Astro web forum for e-discussion • Thursday (5pm-6pm), Bryant 302 (Jonathan Tan - office hr) Green Pond Reitz Union Museum Rd Physics Center Dr – If classes in session North-South Dr • Open Friday Nights Friday Nights Engineering Science Observatory Wastewater Treatment Careful observation is the foundation of Astronomical science, and indeed all science Participation in Lecture Participation in Lecture • • • • • • • • • • • • Ask questions! Answer questions! Make a name tag Astronomy Picture of the Day (APOD) Astro-Joke Astro-Tune Astro-Med Antwrp.gsfc.nasa.gov/apod/astropix.html For many Europeans, the Sun and New Moon rose together on January 4 in a partial solar eclipse. Arriving close on the heels of the new year, it was the first of a series of four(!) partial solar eclipses due in 2011. This composite image documents the graceful celestial event in colorful morning skies over Graz, Austria. Beginning before sunrise, frames were taken to record the position and progress of the eclipse every 15 minutes. As Sun and Moon rose above the eastern horizon, the town of Graz is seen bathed in warming sunlight only partially blocked by the New Moon, spreading beneath the town's landmark clock tower. hubblesite.org, google images, etc…) January 6th 2011 Astronomy Picture of the Day (APOD) Sunrise, Moonrise Ask questions! Answer questions! Make a name tag Astronomy Picture of the Day (APOD) Astro-Joke: submit by email: [email protected] • Astro-Tune: e.g. for beginning of class, intermission • Astro-Med: send images by email (check websites: Astro-Med Astro News Planets of the Solar System Astro News Mercury Venus Earth Mars Jupiter Saturn Uranus Neptune Pluto August 24th 2006: Historic day for astronomy The New Solar System Astro News Astro News Questionnaire & Photos ...
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