ASTR 626: Galaxies 2003
1. Course Objectives
This course discusses the structure, stability, dynamical,
and cosmological evolution of galaxies. The goal is to interpret
observational data on galaxies within a coherent theoretical framework.
2. Course Information
- Required Texts:
- Galactic Astronomy
by James Binney & Michael Merrifield
- Galactic Dynamics
by James Binney & Scott Tremaine
- Galaxies in the Universe
by Linda S. Sparke & John S. Gallagher
- Suggested Texts:
- Galaxy Formation
by Malcolm Longair
- Place: Institute for Astronomy, room C-221 (Fern Room)
- New time: Wednesday and Friday from
1:30 to 3:00.
3. Course Requirements
- Homework Assignments:
- There will be six problems sets spaced through out the semester.
- Final Exam:
- The course grade will be on the basis of the six homework sets (70%)
and the final exam (30%).
Joshua E. Barnes
Last modified: Jan 03, 2003