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Astronomy observation (F540): The study of astronomy utilising observational techniques to undertake research.

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Document Lecture 6 -Our Star, the Sun

This lecture details the properties of the Sun, its interior, and atmosphere.

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Document Lecture 10 -Cosmology and the Future of Astronomical Research

This lecture discusses Cosmology; the study of the origin, evolution, and fate of the Universe.

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Document Introduction to Astronomy -Lecture 1

Introduction: A Brief History and Constellations, Size Scales of the Universe

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Document Introduction to Astronomy -Lecture 3

The Sun-Earth-Moon System: Coordinate Systems, Moon Phases, Tides, and Calendars

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Document Lecture 8 -The Death of Stars

White Dwarfs, Neutron Stars, and Black Holes

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Document Diffraction Grating Activity

Formative Assignment 1 -Due October 15  Associated with lecture 2.

May be used as a summative assignment for final portfolio.

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Document Lecture 4 -Solar System 2

The inner, terrestrial planets and the asteroid belt.  (Black and white version)

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Document Lecture 8 -The Death of Stars

White Dwarfs, Neutron Stars, and Black Holes.  This lecture will also continue on from Lecture 7, Observing Stars.

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Document Introduction to Astronomy -Lecture 1

Intoduction: A brief history and constellations, size scales of the universe

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Document Assignment 5 -Black holes -debunking the myths

The assignment is to be used as summative coursework.

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