1109 Astronomy Laboratory (1)2 hrs. lab. Prereq.: ASTR 1108, and credit or registration in ASTR 1102. Analysis of light from terrestrial and celestial sources; visual and photographic observations of stars and nebulae; training in the use of smaller telescopes and larger telescopes with multimedia technologies.
2001 Current Topics in Astronomy and Astrophysics (3) SPrereq.: ASTR 1101, 1102. Primarily for nonscience students. Topics of current interest in astronomy; recent topics include extraterrestrial intelligence, black holes, exploration of the solar system.
4221, 4222 Introductory Astrophysics (3,3) VPrereq.: PHYS 1202 or 2102 or consent of instructor. ASTR 4221 is prerequisite for 4222. Sun, stars, and stellar systems; results and problems of modern astrophysical research.
4261 Modern Observational Techniques (3) VPrereq.: ASTR 1101, 1102 and MATH 1552. 1 hr. lecture; 6 hrs. lab. Modern astronomical observations and reductions; the telescope, astronomical photography, spectroscopic and photoelectric observations and reductions.
4750 Special Topics in Observational Astronomy (3) VMaybe taken twice for credit when topics vary. One topic scheduled each time course is offered; current topics include astronomical spectroscopy and astronomical photometry.
4997 Problems in Astronomy (1-3)Prereq.: consent of instructor. May be taken for a max. of 3 sem. hrs. of credit. Individual reading and theoretical and/or experimental work on advanced problems.
6101 Astronomy for Teachers (4) Su,VFor teachers and students in the College of Education. Cannot be taken for degree credit by physics majors. General astronomy including the solar system, stellar astronomy, and stellar systems.
6108 Astronomy Laboratory for Teachers (1-3) Su VFor in-service teachers and graduate students in the College of Education. May not be taken for credit by physics majors. May be taken for a max. of 9 hrs. of credit. 2-6 hrs. lab. Visual observation techniques including the use of star charts and globe; visual and photographic observation of celestial objects such as the sun, moon, stars, and nebulae using small reflectors as well as large telescopes through multimedia technologies.
7741, 7742 Stellar Astrophysics (3,3) F,SASTR 7741 is prerequisite for 7742.
Also offered as PHYS 7741, 7742. Application of physical principles to study
of stars; spectroscopy, stellar atmospheres, stellar structure, and stellar
7751, 7752 Galactic Astrophysics (3,3) F,SASTR 7751 is prerequisite for ASTR 7752. Also offered as PHYS 7751, 7752. Application of physical principles to study of galaxies; interstellar medium, galactic structure and stellar motions, galaxies, and cosmology.
7777 Seminar in Astronomy and Astrophysics (1-6) VMay be taken for a max. of 6 sem. hrs. of credit. Also offered as PHYS 7777.
7783 Topics in Astronomy and Astrophysics (3) VMay be taken for a max. of 6 hrs. of credit. Also offered as PHYS 7783.