Radiation astronomy/Courses/Principles/Syllabus/Fall

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This is an infrared composite of Uranus obtained with Keck Observatory adaptive optics. Credit: Lawrence Sromovsky, University of Wisconsin-Madison/ W. M. Keck Observatory.

For those wishing to take a formally structured undergraduate university semester-length course, this is the Fall offering for principles of radiation astronomy.

General course details may be found at the Syllabus.

Contents

August 14, 2017, Monday[edit]

August 15, 2017, Tuesday[edit]

August 16, 2017, Wednesday[edit]

August 17, 2017, Thursday[edit]

  • Problem set: Energy phantoms, solutions including work steps due on August 24, 2017.

August 18, 2017, Friday[edit]

August 21, 2017, Monday[edit]

August 22, 2017, Tuesday[edit]

  • Laboratory: Cratering, report is due on August 29, 2017

August 23, 2017, Wednesday[edit]

August 24, 2017, Thursday[edit]

August 25, 2017, Friday[edit]

August 28, 2017, Monday[edit]

August 29, 2017, Tuesday[edit]

August 30, 2017, Wednesday[edit]

August 31, 2017, Thursday[edit]

September 1, 2017, Friday[edit]

September 4, 2017, Monday[edit]

September 5, 2017, Tuesday[edit]

September 6, 2017, Wednesday[edit]

September 7, 2017, Thursday[edit]

September 8, 2017, Friday[edit]

September 11, 2017, Monday[edit]

September 12, 2017, Tuesday[edit]

September 13, 2017, Wednesday[edit]

September 14, 2017, Thursday[edit]

September 15, 2017, Friday[edit]

September 18, 2017, Monday[edit]

September 19, 2017, Tuesday[edit]

  • Laboratory: Galaxies, report is due on September 26, 2017.
  • Hourly: Principles of radiation astronomy/Hourly 1 for lectures 1-16. Questions may include quiz section lectures, lessons, problem sets, and laboratories up to today but not today's laboratory or quiz section lecture.

September 20, 2017, Wednesday[edit]

September 21, 2017, Thursday[edit]

September 22, 2017, Friday[edit]

September 25, 2017, Monday[edit]

September 26, 2017, Tuesday[edit]

September 27, 2017, Wednesday[edit]

September 28, 2017, Thursday[edit]

  • Problem set: Unusual units, solutions including work steps due on October 5, 2017.

September 29, 2017, Friday[edit]

October 2, 2017, Monday[edit]

October 3, 2017, Tuesday[edit]

October 4, 2017, Wednesday[edit]

October 5, 2017, Thursday[edit]

October 6, 2017, Friday[edit]

October 9, 2017, Monday[edit]

October 10, 2017, Tuesday[edit]

  • Laboratory: Meteorites, report is due on October 17, 2017.

This quiz is for lectures up through and including optical astronomy (1-24), the prior weeks laboratories, quiz section lectures from the course beginning through and including interplanetary medium, lessons and problem sets through and including those due previously to today.

October 11, 2017, Wednesday[edit]

October 12, 2017, Thursday[edit]

October 13, 2017, Friday[edit]

October 16, 2017, Monday[edit]

October 17, 2017, Tuesday[edit]

October 18, 2017, Wednesday[edit]

October 19, 2017, Thursday[edit]

  • Problem set: Cosmic circuits, solutions including work steps due on October 26, 2017.

October 20, 2017, Friday[edit]

October 23, 2017, Monday[edit]

October 24, 2017, Tuesday[edit]

October 25, 2017, Wednesday[edit]

October 26, 2017, Thursday[edit]

  • Problem set: Column densities, solutions including work steps due on November 2, 2017.

October 27, 2017, Friday[edit]

October 30, 2017, Monday[edit]

October 31, 2017, Tuesday[edit]

November 1, 2017, Wednesday[edit]

November 2, 2017, Thursday[edit]

  • Problem set: Spectrographs, solutions including work steps due on November 9, 2017.

November 3, 2017, Friday[edit]

November 6, 2017, Monday[edit]

November 7, 2017, Tuesday[edit]

November 8, 2017, Wednesday[edit]

November 9, 2017, Thursday[edit]

  • Problem set: Planck's equation, solutions including work steps due on November 16, 2017.

November 10, 2017, Friday[edit]

November 13, 2017, Monday[edit]

November 14, 2017, Tuesday[edit]

November 15, 2017, Wednesday[edit]

November 16, 2017, Thursday[edit]

November 17, 2017, Friday[edit]

November 20, 2017, Monday[edit]

November 21, 2017, Tuesday[edit]

November 22, 2017, Wednesday[edit]

November 23, 2017, Thursday[edit]

  • Problem set: Radiation dosage, solutions including work steps due on November 30, 2017.

November 24, 2017, Friday[edit]

November 27, 2017, Monday[edit]

November 28, 2017, Tuesday[edit]

November 29, 2017, Wednesday[edit]

November 30, 2017, Thursday[edit]

  • Problem set: Star jumping, solutions including work steps due on December 7, 2017.

December 1, 2017, Friday[edit]

December 4, 2017, Monday[edit]

December 5, 2017, Tuesday[edit]

  • Hourly: Principles of radiation astronomy/Hourly 3 for lectures 33-48, including quiz section lectures, lessons (except the last one), problem sets (except the last one), and laboratories not included in the first two hourlies.

December 6, 2017, Wednesday[edit]

December 7, 2017, Thursday[edit]

December 8, 2017, Friday[edit]

December 15, 2017, Friday[edit]

Alternate examinations that may be used by your college or university for credit (and a grade) in this course will be available from Wikiversity by courier for closed, proctored session testing of proficiency.

Hypotheses[edit]

Main source: Hypotheses
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See also[edit]

External links[edit]

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