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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 14, 2017, MondayEdit

August 15, 2017, TuesdayEdit

August 16, 2017, WednesdayEdit

August 17, 2017, ThursdayEdit

  • Problem set: Energy phantoms, solutions including work steps due on August 24, 2017.

August 18, 2017, FridayEdit

August 21, 2017, MondayEdit

August 22, 2017, TuesdayEdit

  • Laboratory: Cratering, report is due on August 29, 2017

August 23, 2017, WednesdayEdit

August 24, 2017, ThursdayEdit

August 25, 2017, FridayEdit

August 28, 2017, MondayEdit

August 29, 2017, TuesdayEdit

August 30, 2017, WednesdayEdit

August 31, 2017, ThursdayEdit

September 1, 2017, FridayEdit

September 4, 2017, MondayEdit

September 5, 2017, TuesdayEdit

September 6, 2017, WednesdayEdit

September 7, 2017, ThursdayEdit

September 8, 2017, FridayEdit

September 11, 2017, MondayEdit

September 12, 2017, TuesdayEdit

September 13, 2017, WednesdayEdit

September 14, 2017, ThursdayEdit

September 15, 2017, FridayEdit

September 18, 2017, MondayEdit

September 19, 2017, TuesdayEdit

  • Laboratory: Galaxies, report is due on September 26, 2017.
  • 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 20, 2017, WednesdayEdit

September 21, 2017, ThursdayEdit

September 22, 2017, FridayEdit

September 25, 2017, MondayEdit

September 26, 2017, TuesdayEdit

September 27, 2017, WednesdayEdit

September 28, 2017, ThursdayEdit

  • Problem set: Unusual units, solutions including work steps due on October 5, 2017.

September 29, 2017, FridayEdit

October 2, 2017, MondayEdit

October 3, 2017, TuesdayEdit

October 4, 2017, WednesdayEdit

October 5, 2017, ThursdayEdit

October 6, 2017, FridayEdit

October 9, 2017, MondayEdit

October 10, 2017, TuesdayEdit

  • Laboratory: Meteorites, report is due on October 17, 2017.

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 11, 2017, WednesdayEdit

October 12, 2017, ThursdayEdit

October 13, 2017, FridayEdit

October 16, 2017, MondayEdit

October 17, 2017, TuesdayEdit

October 18, 2017, WednesdayEdit

October 19, 2017, ThursdayEdit

  • Problem set: Cosmic circuits, solutions including work steps due on October 26, 2017.

October 20, 2017, FridayEdit

October 23, 2017, MondayEdit

October 24, 2017, TuesdayEdit

October 25, 2017, WednesdayEdit

October 26, 2017, ThursdayEdit

  • Problem set: Column densities, solutions including work steps due on November 2, 2017.

October 27, 2017, FridayEdit

October 30, 2017, MondayEdit

October 31, 2017, TuesdayEdit

November 1, 2017, WednesdayEdit

November 2, 2017, ThursdayEdit

  • Problem set: Spectrographs, solutions including work steps due on November 9, 2017.

November 3, 2017, FridayEdit

November 6, 2017, MondayEdit

November 7, 2017, TuesdayEdit

November 8, 2017, WednesdayEdit

November 9, 2017, ThursdayEdit

  • Problem set: Planck's equation, solutions including work steps due on November 16, 2017.

November 10, 2017, FridayEdit

November 13, 2017, MondayEdit

November 14, 2017, TuesdayEdit

November 15, 2017, WednesdayEdit

November 16, 2017, ThursdayEdit

November 17, 2017, FridayEdit

November 20, 2017, MondayEdit

November 21, 2017, TuesdayEdit

November 22, 2017, WednesdayEdit

November 23, 2017, ThursdayEdit

  • Problem set: Radiation dosage, solutions including work steps due on November 30, 2017.

November 24, 2017, FridayEdit

November 27, 2017, MondayEdit

November 28, 2017, TuesdayEdit

November 29, 2017, WednesdayEdit

November 30, 2017, ThursdayEdit

  • Problem set: Star jumping, solutions including work steps due on December 7, 2017.

December 1, 2017, FridayEdit

December 4, 2017, MondayEdit

December 5, 2017, 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 6, 2017, WednesdayEdit

December 7, 2017, ThursdayEdit

December 8, 2017, FridayEdit

December 15, 2017, 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 resources in this course as possible under radiation astronomy the overall popularity of the course, or resource set, can be compared with other resource sets here at Wikiversity.

See alsoEdit

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