Terry R Richardson
         Senior Instructor, Dept. of Physics and Astronomy

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Schedule ASTR 130 Lab sec 04 Fall 2017 Thursday 4–7 PM

prof's cell: 843-670-7878




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Lab Day Date Lab Topic
Lab Quiz Assignment
Bring to Lab*


Thu
24-Aug
  First week of classes. No lab for our section this week.



1
Thu
31-Aug
Blackbody &
Emission Spectra
Get the lab manual
at Sas-E Ink– have it on 8/31 & get a 100 on
this weeks lab quiz
read over Lab #1
Nebraska Planck Curves
check out link above-it is really quite good
1, 3


2a

Thu 7-Sep Basic Optics: Reflection
& Refraction


2


2b

Thu 14-Sep back by popular request:
Basic Optics: Reflection
& Refraction







3

Thu 21-Sep Telescope Principles






4

Thu 28-Sep Spectral Class

1, 3



5

Thu 5-Oct Stellar Parallax

read lab online
1, 2


6

Thu 12-Oct HR Diagram HR diagram terms




7

Thu
19-Oct Nebula in Our Galaxy
(lab manual Ch. 5)






8


Thu 26-Oct Panel Discussion:
Science + Art
SSMB Auditorium 4:30 PM
no quiz
We will return to our classroom by 6 PM
for a short activity related to the panel.
assignment page


9

Thu 2-Nov The Masses and Radii of the Stars of SS Boo
lab submission instructions
Spreadsheet tips
writing assignment due today before midnight






10

Thu 9-Nov Galaxy Classification




11

Thu 16-Nov Sagittarius A*
(#6 in the lab manual)




12 Thu 23-Nov Hubble Law
(#8 in the lab manual)












lab report &
letter links

writing a lab report
lab report tips SS Boo
  writing a letter 
submission instructions
Due Date
Midnight
Dec. 3

*Number code for items to bring for lab: 1 = textbook, 2 = laptop or flashdrive to save files from lab and 3 = lab manual.  Always bring your notebook and writing device, especially pencils.


lab safety pages

syllabus

schedule

lab best practices 

measuring lengths


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