ASTR325-20S1 (C) Semester One 2020

The Structure and Evolution of Galaxies

15 points

Details:
Start Date: Monday, 17 February 2020
End Date: Sunday, 21 June 2020
Withdrawal Dates
Last Day to withdraw from this course:
  • Without financial penalty (full fee refund): Friday, 28 February 2020
  • Without academic penalty (including no fee refund): Friday, 29 May 2020

Description

This course will give a thorough grounding in the physics of galaxies, covering galactic structure, dynamics, stellar populations, the Local Group. spiral galaxies, elliptical galaxies, galactic formation, galactic distribution and large-scale structure.

Pre-requisites

(1) 30 points from PHYS203-206, ASTR211-212; and (2) MATH103 or
MATH109 or
EMTH119 or
MATH201.

Restrictions

PHYS325, ASTR425

Equivalent Courses

PHYS325

Timetable 2020

Students must attend one activity from each section.

Lecture A
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Monday 14:00 - 15:00 Online Delivery (23/3, 20/4, 25/5)
Jack Erskine 241 (17/2-16/3)
17 Feb - 29 Mar
20 Apr - 26 Apr
25 May - 31 May
Lecture B
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Tuesday 15:00 - 16:00 Online Delivery (24/3, 21/4-26/5)
Jack Erskine 241 (18/2-17/3)
17 Feb - 29 Mar
20 Apr - 31 May
Lab A
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01-P1 Thursday 09:00 - 10:00 Beatrice Tinsley 105
24 Feb - 1 Mar
01-P2 Thursday 11:00 - 12:00 Online Delivery (23/4-7/5, 21/5-28/5)
E13 (5/3)
Ernest Rutherford 464 Computer Lab (20/2, 12/3-19/3)
17 Feb - 23 Feb
2 Mar - 22 Mar
20 Apr - 10 May
18 May - 31 May
Lab B
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Tuesday 09:00 - 10:00 Online Delivery 25 May - 31 May

Course Coordinator / Lecturer

Michael Albrow

Guest Lecturer

Professor Joe Silk

Additional Course Outline Information

Academic integrity

Indicative Fees

Domestic fee $900.00

International fee $4,250.00

* Fees include New Zealand GST and do not include any programme level discount or additional course related expenses.

For further information see School of Physical & Chemical Sciences on the department and colleges page.

All ASTR325 Occurrences

  • ASTR325-20S1 (C) Semester One 2020