What is Astronomy and Astrophysics ?
Definition of Pure Science
To examining a given system using logic and especially mathematics to model a way the system might work so as to be able without fail to predict its future state, given enough knowledge
Phys 1445-002 (Spring 2008) Study Sheet for Test 1
The Test 1 is on Feb 19th at your regular class time in the same room (#101 SH). It will cover material in the textbook and class slides associated with Chapters 1-3. There will be 50 questions. All
1445 Celestial Guides
Celestial Sphere: An imaginary rotating sphere of "gigantic radius", concentric and coaxial with the Earth. All objects in the sky can be thought of as lying upon the sphere Celestial Equator: A great circle on the imaginary cel
Split of light into its component wavelengths (colors).
Visible Light and Other Electromagnetic Radiation
What is spectroscopy? Instruments
spectroscope and spectrometer
Types of spectra Formation of spectrum Importance of spectroscop