Astr 104: Alien Skies

Fall 2014

 

Instructor: Mario Mateo

(mmateo@umich.edu)

 

News: Exam 2 will be on Weds, Nov 5.

 

Current Destination

Destination 12. The Magellanic Clouds: The Nearest Galaxies

Apollo17

Life and death in the fast lane for high mass stars.

 

Final Exam: Thursday, December 18 1:30AM-3:30PM

Location: G322 Dentistry (Main Lectures and ALL Exams)

 

Course Syllabus

 

Free tutoring is available from the UM Student Astronomical Society.

You can find details at: https://sites.google.com/a/umich.edu/sas/tutoring

 

The table below lists the destinations that we will visit during the course of the term. Notes for the class will be made available over the course of the term; access to those notes will be possible by clicking on the destination titles or icons listed in the first two columns of the table.   Due dates for all bonus questions and the HW assignments are also listed in the second and third columns, respectively.    Because  HW solutions will be posted immediately after the HW problems are due, absolutely no late HWs will be accepted!   See the Course Syllabus for details on how the bonus questions can contribute to your final point total for the class.

 

  Destination Bonus Due Date

Class Notes and Appendices

Homeworks/Starry Night Assignments, Exam Guides, Solutions, etc.
         
Apollo17
Sep 10, 2014

Homework 1: DUE: Sep 17, 2014

EarthFromMars
Sep 15, 2014
 
StarTrails
Sep 22, 2014
 
AlphaCen
Sep 26, 2014

Homework 2: DUE: Sep 26, 2014

Enterprise
Sep 29, 2014

Starry Night Assignment 1: DUE: Sep 29, 2014

Orion

Oct 8, 2014

Homework 3: DUE: Oct 3, 2014

51 Peg

Oct 10, 2014

Pleiades Image

Oct 22, 2014

Starry Night Assignment 2: DUE: Oct 20, 2014

MilkyWayCobe

Oct 29, 2014

Homework 4: DUE: Oct 24, 2014

Starry Night Assignment 3: DUE: Oct 31, 2014

MilkyWayCobe

Oct 31, 2014

Appendix D10
Notes #1

Homework 5: DUE: Nov 3, 2014

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Nov 5, 2014

Appendix D11
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Appendix D12
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