Dr. Daunt's

Astronomy 161 Spring 2012

Web Guide


Dept. Physics & Astronomy
University of Tennessee


(Last revised: January 17, 2012)

Syllabus

Daily Syllabus

Mastering Astronomy


OnLine@UTK
 


Astro Pict of Day
 


Extra Credit
 


Study Guides
 


Quiz Preparation
 


Tutorial Quizzes
 


Chapter Notes 
 


Lecture Overheads
 


Seating Assignments
 

Old Astr 161 Lectures

Old Astr 162 Lectures

Astronomy Resources


BOOKS: Astronomy Today (Seventh Edition)
Vol. 1 The Solar System with Mastering Astronomy

by Eric Chaisson and Steve McMillan
and

OTHER RESOURCES NEEDED
:

  Turning Point Clicker (UTK Bookstore)
[for attendence and in lecture questions]
and 
Mastering Astronomy Website
[for online homework]

Online Journey  Astronomy: The Solar System by Michael Guidry, Margaret Riedinger and Frank Edward Barnes (Student Companion)
[Available online free (text only) through UTK Library Electronic Course Reserves) 

   

Subject Matter:  Introduction to Astronomy and Study of the Solar System
Chapter  1 Charting the Heavens   Chapter  9 Venus
Chapter  2 The Copernican Revolution  Chapter 10 Mars
Chapter  3 Radiation Chapter 11 Jupiter
Chapter  4 Spectroscopy Chapter 12 Saturn
Chapter  5 Telescopes  Chapter 13 Uranus, Neptune and Pluto
Chapter  6 The Solar System Chapter 14 Solar System Debris
Chapter  7 Earth Chapter 15 The Formation of Planetary Systems
Chapter  8 The Moon and Mercury Chapter 28 Life in the Universe



Some Web Links of Interest
for Astronomy Students




Dr. Steve Daunt (short bio)      email: sdaunt[at]utk.edu   http://www.phys.utk.edu/daunt/