• Descriptive Astronomy Phys1050/1070/1090

  • Offered quarterly, the rotation of survey-level topics has been:

    PHYS 1050, 4 credits, Descriptive Astronomy - DU's longest running course title, a survey of the cosmos and its contents;

    PHYS 1070, 4 credits, Solar System Astronomy;

    PHYS 1090, 4 credits, Galaxies and Cosmology

    This course meets at DU's historic Chamberlin Observatory.

  • *BioAstronomy of SolarSystems, Phys2051

  • 2051Syllabus.pdf

    Syllabus

  • *Stellar Physics, Phys2052

  • 2052SYLL Sp2010.pdf

  • *Galaxies & Cosmology, Phys2053

  • 2053SYLL F2010.pdf

  • Millenium project sims, early universe:

    http://www.mpa-garching.mpg.de/galform/virgo/millennium/index.shtml

  • *Telescopes & Instrumentation, Phys 2061

  • W12_2061_syll v081230.pdf

  • *Astronomy with Digital Cameras, Phys2062

  • SafeSolarImaging.pdf

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    Supermoon20120505.png

    Full moon simultaneously with perigee.  5-5-2012, 945pm MDT.

  • Sp2012_P2062_syll.pdf

  • Observing modules 09.pdf

  • EclipsingBinaries.txt

  • Weekly Observing Report.pdf

  • SAL Observation Request Form.doc

    Template for requesting observations

  • This way to Astronomical Methods course notes! http://www.du.edu/~rstencel/phys2060.html

  • Spectroscopy1010.5270v2.pdf

    Tutorial on astronomical spectroscopy - Massey & Hanson, arXiv 1010.5270

  • *Observing Intensive, Mt.Evans, Phys2063

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    MtEvansCompositeBrianK2008June.JPG

    Summer short course using Meyer-Womble Observatory atop Mt. Evans, Colorado at 14,148 ft above sea level. Typically scheduled 2nd half June and/or second half August in summer. Contact Prof. Stencel for details, 303-871-2135, rstencel at du dot edu, and/or see http://www.du.edu/~rstencel/MtEvans .

  • *Astronomy Minor classes

  • The Astronomy Minor has been defined as a sequence of 5 courses, including the following (asterisked classes listed above):

    2051 = BioAstronomy of Solar Systems

    2052 = Stellar Physics

    2053 = Galaxies & Cosmology

    2061 = Telescopes & Instruments

    2062 = Astronomy with Digital Cameras

    2063 = Observing Intensive, Mt.Evans (summer)

    2830 = Natural Optics

    3251 = Radiative Processes

    3252 = Observational Astrophysics

    3720 = Astronomy Workshop

    3991/5 = Indep Study, Indep Research

    many can also apply for the Physics Minor as well,  consult with Dept. advisors.

This portfolio last updated: 04-Jun-2019 10:42 AM