Astronomy and Astrophysics I

AST 3018,  Section 5858

 
 

Welcome to AST 3018. In  this class we will investigate the motions of celestial bodies and how these  motions lead to an understanding of orbits. We will also  learn about the tools  astronomers use to explore the universe such as light (radiation), telescopes and astronomical  detectors,. We will discuss how these tools are used to deterimine the properites , formation and evolution of the Sun and other stars.  Along the way, we will also get some  hanks on experience observing astronomical objects and analyzing real data , becoming  true observers of the cosmos.

 

Instructor: Elizabeth Lada

Email: elada@astro.ufl.edu

Office 220 Bryant

Phone: 352-394-1862

Office Hours:

Tuesday 1-2 pm

or by appointment


Lectures:

Location: FLG 220

Time:

Tuesday 4th Per (10:40-11:30)

Thursday 4&5 Per.(10:40-12:35)


CTO: assigned Mondays 8:30-10pm


TA: Emily Moravec

Email: emoravec@astro.ufl.edu

Office Hours: Fri 10:30 - 11:30am


TA: Amy Gottlieb

Email: agottlieb7@astro.ufl.edu

Office Hours: Mon. 2-3pm


The class schedule & all assignments are listed on our site on Sakai


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