Astronomy 1143 - Autumn 2017

SYLLABUS: TR 12:45-2:05 PM

Mid-Term Test Dates: Tuesday Sep 11, Tuesday Oct 9, Thursday Nov 1, Tuesday Nov 20 (40 min duration). The tests are on the material covered in class during the given mid-term period.

We will be covering topics from all chapters in the recommended textbook. However, some of those topics will not be covered in class. You should know the material we do cover in class, and read corresponding material in the textbook.

The exam questions will be from the material covered in class. The daily topics listed below cover only the main points. Make sure to attend lectures and study powerpoint lecture files below.

There is no math required on the exams. They are composed of multiple choice questions to test basic concepts. But you are expected to know important facts, figures and the meaning of some equations.

DAILY TOPICS