AST 208: Planets and Telescopes

Spring Semester 2005

 -- Course Description

Advice on writing up semester projects.

Astronomical Images Gallery
Powerpoint presentation Lecture 1
Powerpoint on celestial coordinates and LST
Powerpoint on finding longitude
About the individual semester projects
About telescopes
Calculating the rising and setting time of an object
Introduction to the Moon
Craters of the Moon
History of the Moon
Astronomical Instrumentation
Useful websites
Interiors of terrestrial planets
Impacts and Mass Extinctions
Giant Planets
Moons of the Giant Planets
Minor Bodies of the Solar System

Office Hours

MF 1:50-2:40pm
T 3-4pm
I can in addition be found in my office most afternoons.
Updated: Wednesday, 2005-04-20 14:58:10 EDT