ASTRONOMY 1230, SPRING 2014

SCHEDULE AND DEADLINES


Week
Starting
Lecture Topics Lab Work Assignments Due Moon Phase
Jan 13 Introduction, procedures, policies. Lab orientation (M & T)   Full Moon (1/14)
Jan 20 NO LECTURE (M.L.K Day) Lab 1: Constellation Quiz First two clear nights  
Jan 27 Topic 1: The Night Sky & Constellations. Lab 2: Binocular Observing    
Feb 3 Topic 2: Telescopes. Lab 2: Binocular Observing Lab 1 Due 2/3 First Qtr (2/6)
Feb 10 Topic 2: Telescopes. Lab 2: Binocular Observing   Full (1/13)
Feb 17 Topic 3: Observing Techniques Lab 3: Intro to Telescopes  
Feb 24 Topic 3: Observing Techniques Lab 3: Intro to Telescopes Lab 2 Due 2/24  
March 3 Topic 4: Motions in the Sky Lab 4: Telescope Observing  
March 10 SPRING BREAK NO LABS THIS WEEK EDT starts 3/9 First Qtr (3/8)
March 17 Choosing Remaining Labs Lab 4: Telescope Observing Lab 3 Due 3/17 Full (3/15)
March 24 Topic 4: Motions in the Sky Lab 4: Telescope Observing  
March 31 Topic 5: Solar System Astronomy Chosen Lab Lab 4 Due 3/31  
April 7 Topic 5: Solar System Astronomy Chosen Lab First Chosen Lab Due 4/7 First Qtr (4/7)
April 14 Topic 6: Stars and Clusters Chosen Lab   Full (4/13)
April 21 Review for Final Chosen Lab    
April 28 FINAL EXAM (in class time) Chosen Lab (M, T only) ALL LABS DUE FRI 5/2