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Admin. 3/15/11 1. Class website http://www. astro . ufl .edu/~jt/teaching/ast1002/index.html 2. Discussion sections: Tuesday 1.55pm (period 7), Bryant 3 Wednesday 10.40am (period 4), Bryant 3 Thursday 3.00pm (period 8), Bryant 3 Office hr: Thursday (5pm), Bryant 302 3. Homework 6 was due Mon. Mar. 14th by 11pm (keep a record of your answers) 4. Reading: you should have completed Chapters 0-11 5. Email me Astro - news, jokes, tunes, images: ast1002_tan@astro. ufl . edu 6. Print out class notes and bring them to class - use these as a base outline to take extra notes in class. 7. Midterm 2: Thursday 17th March in class. BRING YOUR UF ID TO THE EXAM. For review go to Discussion Sections. There will be an extra brief review in class on Tuesday and one at 6pm on Wed. (location announced in class) - bring your questions. Best preparation is to review class notes (including material up to Tuesday’s lecture) and homework, then also the textbook. You will not be able to use a calculator or refer to your class notes in the exam. The following list of formulae will be displayed. Exam is multiple choice, similar to HWs. Bring a pencil. 8. Observing Project - Fridays 8.30pm - see class website. Formulae (will be displayed for you in Midterm 2): Speed = distance / time Angular size: ! = size / distance Kepler’s 3rd Law: P 2 = a 3 [ Newton’s version of Kepler’s 3rd: P 2 " a 3 /(m 1 +m 2 ) ] Newton’s 2nd Law: F = m a Newton’s Law of Gravity: F " m 1 m 2 / r 2 Density = mass / volume Volume of a sphere = (4/3) # r 3 Surface area of sphere = 4 # r 2 Angular momentum " mass x rotation rate x size 2 Frequency: f = 1/Period Speed of wave (light) = frequency x wavelength: c = f
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