2018-2019 University Catalogue 
    
    Aug 19, 2019  
2018-2019 University Catalogue

ASTR 416 - Galactic and Extragalactic Astronomy


Study of the astronomical techniques, methods, and fundamental data relating to the Milky Way Galaxy and objects located outside our galaxy, such as normal galaxies, radio galaxies, and quasars. Topics include galactic stellar populations, large-scale structure and rotation of the galaxy, the structure and content of other galaxies, galaxy classification, clusters of galaxies, active galactic nuclei, quasars, and the large-scale structure of the universe. The physical processes responsible for the radio, infrared, visual, and x-ray radiation from these objects are studied in detail.

Credits: 1.00
When Offered: Spring semester only, in alternate years

Corequisite: None
Prerequisites: PHYS 233 
Major/Minor Restrictions: None
Class Restriction: No First-year, Sophomore
Area of Inquiry: Natural Sciences & Mathematics
Liberal Arts CORE: None


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