A451 Stellar Astrophysics

Tuesday & Thursday 9:30 10:45, Swain West 221 and Swain West 311

Professor Catherine Pilachowski
Contact information email:  catyp@astro.indiana.edu
Phone:  855-6913            
Office: 315 Swain Hall West  

Associate Instructor: Brian Brondel
Contact information email:  nospam@astro.indiana.edu
Phone: 856-0584
Office: SW 327A

Syllabus

Exercises

Problem Sets:

Schedule of Assignments

Check Oncourse for grades

Notes

Problem Set 1: Problems 3.8, 3.13, and 5.1 in the text, due by the beginning of class on Sept. 7

Problem Set 2: Problems 8.6, 8.13, 8.14, 8.15, 8.16, due by the beginning of class on Sept. 21

Problem Set 3: Problems 9.7, 9.11, 9.27, 10.9, 10.13, 10.15, due by the beginning of class on Oct. 7

Problem Set 4: Problems 11.1, 11.2, 11.3, 11.6, 11.8, due by the beginning of class on Oct. 19

Problem Set 5: Problems 12.1, 12.2, 12.4, 12.15, 13.6, 13.10, due by the beginning of class on Nov. 4

Exam Solution Sets:

Exam 1 Solution Set

Exam 2 Solution Set

Exam 3 Solution Set

Exam 4 Solution Set

Class Project (PDF)

Class Resources:

The following links may be of interest.

Access the NovaSearch website to discover a nova in the Andromeda Galaxy!

Astronomy Picture of the Day

NOAO Image Gallery

Hubblesite

Tips for Scientific Writing

Getting started with Linux [Word file] [PDF file]

Getting started with IRAF [Word file] [PDF file]

SuperMongo Tutorial at Princeton University

Other Online Documentation

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