Dr. Daunt's Astronomy 152
Section 001
Fall 2014
Web Guide
Dept. Physics & Astronomy 
University of Tennessee 
 
Last Revised: October 22, 2014
 
Syllabus
 
Daily Syllabus
 
Mastering Astronomy
 
Study Guides
 
Astro Pict of Day 
 
Seating Assignments
 
Chapter Notes
 
OnLine@UTK
 
Extra Credit
 
Lecture Overheads
 
Tutorial Quizzes
 
Quiz Preparation
 
Old
Astr 151 Lectures
 
Old
Astr 152 Lectures
 
Student Resources
 
 

TEXTBOOK: Astronomy Today (7th or 8th Editions)
Vol. II: Stars and Galaxies

by Eric Chaisson & Steve Macmillan

OTHER REQUIRED RESOURCES:

Turning Point Clicker (UTK Bookstore)
[for attendence and in lecture questions]

Mastering Astronomy Website
[for online homework]

OTHER USEFUL RESOURCES:

Online Journey Through Astronomy: Stars and Galaxies (Student Companion)
by Michael Guidry, Margaret Riedinger and Frank Edward Barnes
[
Available free online via links from the Course Syllabus Page]

Online Journey Through Astronomy: The Solar System (Student Companion)
by Michael Guidry, Margaret Riedinger and Frank Edward Barnes
[Available free online via links from the Course Syllabus Page]

 

 
 
Subject Matter:  Introduction to Astronomy: Study of the Stars, Galaxies and Cosmology 
Chapter 1 Charting the Heavens
  Chapter 21 Stellar Explosions: Novae, Supernovae and
the Formation of the Elements
Chapter 3
Radiation: Information from the Cosmos
Chapter 22 Neutron Stars and Black Holes:
Strange States of Matter
Chapter 4
Spectroscopy: The Inner Workings of Atoms
Chapter 23 The Milky Way Galaxy: A Spiral in Space
Chapter 5
Telescopes: The Tools of Astronomy  Chapter 24 Galaxies: Building Blocks of the Universe
Chapter 16
The Sun: Our Parent Star
Chapter 25 Galaxies and Dark Matter: The Large-Scale
Structure of the Cosmos
Chapter 17
The Stars: Giants, Dwarfs, and the Main Sequence
Chapter 26 Cosmology: The Big Bang and
the Fate of the Universe
Chapter 18
the Interstellar Medium: Gas and Dust among the Stars
Chapter 27 The Early Universe: Toward the
Beginning of Time
Chapter 19
Star Formation: A Traumatic Birth
Chapter 28 Life in the Universe
Chapter 20 Stellar Evolution: The Life and Death of a Star
Chapter 15 Formation of Planetary Systems
 
 

Some Web Links of Interest
for Astronomy Students


Dr. Steve Daunt (short bio)
email: sdaunt (at) utk.edu
Website for Courses: http://www.phys.utk.edu/daunt/