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

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Schedule HONS 159 Lab Fall Wednesday 2017  4–7 PM

prof's cell: 843-670-7878









Lab Day Date Lab Topic
Lab Quiz Assignment
Bring to Lab1


Wed
23-Aug
  First day of classes. No lab for our section this week.




1

Wed
30-Aug
The Celestron Telescope
(lab is weather dependent)
Tele Handbook sec 2, pp. 1-5 & sec 4, p. 7
Celestron parts list

smartphone, iPod or iPad


2

Wed 6-Sep The Celestial Sphere celestial sphere
glossary

look over Ch. S1,
read sec S1-2
textbook is helpful


3

Wed 13-Sep Observing Field trip
(lab is weather dependent,
Irma may be a problem)
Get one of these by lab time:
1. Android app Sky View Free,
2. iOS app (iPhone or iPod or iPad) Sky View Free
3. The star map in the bookstore by David Channler
your device with sky app or starmap


4

Wed 20-Sep




laptop or
paper


5

Wed 27-Sep Patterns in our
Solar System
planet formation
glossary

bring your textbook &
a way to search online

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6
Wed 4-Oct





7
Wed 11-Oct





8
Wed
18-Oct special assignment in
 lab this week
only for our section





9
Wed 25-Oct lunar features description



10
Wed 1-Nov





11
Wed 8-Nov Asteroid and Comet Impact Energies




12 Wed 15-Nov




Wed
22-Nov
Thanksgiving Break





13 Wed 29-Nov













1Number code for items to bring for lab: 1 = textbook, 2 = laptop or flash drive to save files from lab computer.  Always bring your notebook and writing device, especially pencils.


prof's cell: 843-670-7878

lab safety pages

telescope handbook

syllabus

schedule

lab best practices 

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