Detail of the Veil Nebula, a supernova remnant, taken by the Hubble Space Telescope.
Credit: NASA, ESA, and The Hubble Heritage Team (STScI/AURA)
Greetings to students in ASTR1010-004 (MW 7:20-8:35 PM) from the instructor, Nancy Morrison.
This page is intended to provide a backup copy of the materials displayed in lecture and of the syllabus, announcements relevant to the class, and access to the wealth of astronomical information on the World Wide Web. It is not intended as a substitute for regular class attendance.
An optional review session for this class will be held on Monday, Dec. 10 at 7:30 PM, in our regular classroom, MH 1005.
Latest update: Thursday, December 6, 2007 0:40
About the planetarium show and the observing requirements (55KB, PDF) --- Tickets have been provided in class; see me if you still need a ticket.
Study tips for success - slightly revised 11/29/07
Schedule for Physics and Astronomy Department help desk (updated 9/13/07). The help desk is located on the second floor of McMaster Hall at the north end of the building.
About Ritter Planetarium
- Due Wednesday, August
- Due Wednesday, September 12
- Due Wednesday, September 26
- Due Wednesday, October 10
- Due Wednesday, October 24
- Due Wednesday, November 7
- Due Wednesday, December 5
Materials displayed in lecture will be placed here before each class - subject to revision - and then updated after each class. Each is a PDF file that contains links to images displayed; separate links to the web images are also provided. Most recent material is first.
Wednesday, November 14, 2007 - No new notes, just review and quiz
Wednesday, October 31, 2007 Post-class version, 92 KB. This is the last portion of Monday's notes, which was not covered on Monday. We covered these, then held a review session, then held Quiz 5.
Comparison of the four jovian planets [Scroll down to see this image.]
Galilean Satellites of Jupiter: