Astronomy 301, Fall 2016


Syllabus

Weather Record

SFSU Telescope specs


HOMEWORK ASSIGNMENTS
Homework #1 (handed out Aug 30; due Sept 6)

Home Observing assignment (handed out Aug 30; first collection Sept 27)

Homework #2 (handed out Sept 6; due Sept 13)

Homework #3 (handed out Sept 13; due Sept 20)

Homework #4 (handed out Sept 20; due Sept 27)

Homework Guidelines (handed out Sept 20; PLEASE READ AND FOLLOW CAREFULLY)

Homework #5 (handed out Sept 27; due Oct 4)

Homework #6 (handed out Oct 4; due Oct 11)

Homework #7 (handed out Oct 18; due Oct 25)

Homework #8 (handed out Oct 25; due Nov 1)

Homework #9 (photometry done in class Nov 29; due Dec 6)

Extra-credit HW assignment (part 1 due Dec 22; part 2 due Dec 29)


LABS
LAB 1: Intro to Telescopes and Star Hopping (handed out Sept 13; report due Oct 18)

LAB 2: Magnitude Limit (handed out Oct 11; report due Nov 15)

LAB 3: Resolving Power and Astronomical Seeing (handed out Oct 18; report due Dec 13)

LAB 4: Color-magnitude diagram (handed out Dec 6; report due Dec 21 by email (PDF DOCUMENT PLEASE))