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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 20, 2018, MondayEdit

August 21, 2018, TuesdayEdit

August 22, 2018, WednesdayEdit

August 23, 2018, ThursdayEdit

  • Problem set: Energy phantoms, solutions including work steps due on August 30, 2018.

August 24, 2018, FridayEdit

August 27, 2018, MondayEdit

August 28, 2018, TuesdayEdit

  • Laboratory: Cratering, report is due on September 4, 2018.

August 29, 2018, WednesdayEdit

August 30, 2018, ThursdayEdit

August 31, 2018, FridayEdit

September 3, 2018, MondayEdit

September 4, 2018, TuesdayEdit

September 5, 2018, WednesdayEdit

September 6, 2018, ThursdayEdit

September 7, 2018, FridayEdit

September 10, 2018, MondayEdit

September 11, 2018, TuesdayEdit

September 12, 2018, WednesdayEdit

September 13, 2018, ThursdayEdit

September 14, 2018, FridayEdit

September 17, 2018, MondayEdit

September 18, 2018, TuesdayEdit

September 19, 2018, WednesdayEdit

September 20, 2018, ThursdayEdit

September 21, 2018, FridayEdit

September 24, 2018, MondayEdit

September 25, 2018, TuesdayEdit

  • Laboratory: Galaxies, report is due on October 2, 2018.
  • 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 26, 2018, WednesdayEdit

September 27, 2018, ThursdayEdit

September 28, 2018, FridayEdit

October 1, 2018, MondayEdit

October 2, 2018, TuesdayEdit

October 3, 2018, WednesdayEdit

October 4, 2018, ThursdayEdit

  • Problem set: Unusual units, solutions including work steps due on October 11, 2018.

October 5, 2018, FridayEdit

October 8, 2018, MondayEdit

October 9, 2018, TuesdayEdit

October 10, 2018, WednesdayEdit

October 11, 2018, ThursdayEdit

October 12, 2018, FridayEdit

October 15, 2018, MondayEdit

October 16, 2018, TuesdayEdit

  • Laboratory: Meteorites, report is due on October 23, 2018.

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 17, 2018, WednesdayEdit

October 18, 2018, ThursdayEdit

October 19, 2018, FridayEdit

October 22, 2018, MondayEdit

October 23, 2018, TuesdayEdit

October 24, 2018, WednesdayEdit

October 25, 2018, ThursdayEdit

  • Problem set: Cosmic circuits, solutions including work steps due on November 1, 2018.

October 26, 2018, FridayEdit

October 29, 2018, MondayEdit

October 30, 2018, TuesdayEdit

October 31, 2018, WednesdayEdit

November 1, 2018, ThursdayEdit

  • Problem set: Column densities, solutions including work steps due on November 8, 2018.

November 2, 2018, FridayEdit

November 5, 2018, MondayEdit

November 6, 2018, TuesdayEdit

November 7, 2018, WednesdayEdit

November 8, 2018, ThursdayEdit

November 9, 2018, FridayEdit

November 12, 2018, MondayEdit

November 13, 2018, TuesdayEdit

November 14, 2018, WednesdayEdit

November 15, 2018, ThursdayEdit

  • Problem set: Planck's equation, solutions including work steps due on November 22, 2018.

November 16, 2018, FridayEdit

November 19, 2018, MondayEdit

November 20, 2018, TuesdayEdit

November 21, 2018, WednesdayEdit

November 22, 2018, ThursdayEdit

November 23, 2018, FridayEdit

November 26, 2018, MondayEdit

November 27, 2018, TuesdayEdit

November 28, 2018, WednesdayEdit

November 29, 2018, ThursdayEdit

  • Problem set: Radiation dosage, solutions including work steps due on December 6, 2018.

November 30, 2018, FridayEdit

December 3, 2018, MondayEdit

December 4, 2018, TuesdayEdit

December 5, 2018, WednesdayEdit

December 6, 2018, ThursdayEdit

  • Problem set: Star jumping, solutions including work steps due on December 13, 2018.

December 7, 2018, FridayEdit

December 10, 2018, MondayEdit

December 11, 2018, TuesdayEdit

  • 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 12, 2018, WednesdayEdit

December 13, 2018, ThursdayEdit

December 14, 2018, FridayEdit

December 21, 2018, FridayEdit

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.

HypothesesEdit

Main source: Hypotheses
  1. By subpaging as many of the lectures in this course as possible under radiation astronomy the overall popularity of the course, or lecture set, can be compared with other lecture sets here at Wikiversity.

See alsoEdit

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