Unformatted text preview: Astro 101.002 Astro 101.001
Professor: Greg Taylor Professor: Greg Taylor
TA: Ken Obenberger (in RH111 on homework due days 4:30-5:30pm)
Course Goals: Extend your horizons
Class Web page: www.phys.unm.edu/~gbtaylor/astr101
Course Text: Astronomy: A Beginner's Guide to the Universe,
Chaisson and McMillan, 6th ed.
i-Clickers: YES, you need one. Bring it to every class.
Homework: Reading and Mastering Astronomy assignments (roughly
Grading: 12% class participation; 22% homework; 66% based on
best 3 out of 4 tests. NOTE: there will be NO makeup tests. Instructions Cont.
Syllabus: handed out, on-line & posted in Upper-West case
so be sure to read it.
Tests: bring two number 2 pencils. Multiple-Choice.
Office-Hours: Mondays 9-11am in PandA 180 or by appt.
Campus Observatory: Fridays 7-9pm now, 8-10pm MST
In Class: Do - Ask Questions, Challenge unbelievable
statements, Be Curious about the Universe How to Register your Clicker
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3. For “Student ID”
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COURSE: ASTR 101.001 Click here to View Assignments INITIAL: LGR Tips to improve
your grade! A Quick Tour of the
Universe (and this
course) 3 Hubble Space Telescope Keck Telescopes Very Large Array
(VLA) Chandra X-ray Observatory Perseus Cluster 4 Kepler Telescope First Long Wavelength Array Station (LWA1) Site First Long Wavelength Array Station (LWA1) Site
April 2010 LWA1 Preview
HAARP 5 M m
r 6 Sample Clicker Question #1:
How long does it take for the Earth
to go around the Sun?
A: 1 hour Sample Clicker Question #2:
What is the current phase of the moon?
B. First quarter B: 1 day C. Full C: 1 month D. Third quarter D: 1 year
E: Forever, the Sun goes around the Earth. Sample Clicker Question #3:
Is there life on Mars?
B. No 7 Cassiopeia A: Supernova Remnant Example Supernova: 1998bw A Young Supernova SN 1993J
Rupen et al. 8 1 kpc Cosmic Microwave Background 9 ...
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This document was uploaded on 12/13/2011.
- Fall '09