AST 350, CRN 92534, Fall 2008
Piez 328/7, MW: 7.00-10.00pm
Dr. Shashi M. Kanbur
Office Hours: Mondays:9.30-10.30am, Tuesdays 10-11am, Thursdays 2-3pm or phone/email me to make an appointment
Office: 124A Snygg Hall
Phone : 412 2679
Email : emailaddress
Textbook: "Introductory Astronomy Exercises", second edition by Dale C. Ferguson
Textbook: "Astronomy Methods", by Hale Bradt
The syllabus is here Course Syllabus
The pictures you have taken so far in the course are here.
The moon maps needed for this are here,and
here and here.
The lunar landing sites
map is here. The craters list is
here and the features list is
Details about accessing the camera images are here.
An introductory Unix lab is here. and here, and
here, and here and here.
An introduction to CCD's and magnitudes is here.
An intro to Stellar Evolution is here.
An intro to Optics lab is here.
The speed of light lab is here.
The Cepheid Period-Luminosity lab is here.
A link to the paper on the PL relation is here.
The advanced data reduction/photometry lab is here.
Do the CLEA exercise on HR diagrams of Star Clusters.