Lund Observatory

department of Astronomy and Theoretical Physics

Galaxies and Cosmology (ASTA33)

Period Fall 1 Fall 2 Spring 1 Spring 2


The course is given the second half of HT2017
Astronomihuset, Sölvegatan 27, Lund  (map to get here)

Course literature: 

Peter Schneider, Extragalactic astronomy and cosmology, 2nd edition 2015, Springer
Freely available for LU students at:
http://link.springer.com/book/10.1007%2F978-3-642-54083-7


Course responsible: 
Thomas Bensby (tbensby@astro.lu.se)


Lecturers:
Thomas Bensby (TB)
Florent Renaud (FR)

Lab instructor:
Giorgi Kokaia (giorgi@astro.lu.se)


Course plan
: ASTA33.pdf

Examination:


1. Written exam
(December 20, 2017)

2.
Laboratory excercises

a. Analysis of a cluster of galaxies (individual time, computer based, full written report). Here is a link to the lab, it contains all instructions.
http://www.astro.lu.se/Education/utb/ASTA33/colMag/colMag_top.html

b. Radio telescope lab, lab manual.

Schedule:

Please note that the schedule is tentative and that changes can occur!

Dates in red means that the lecture is compulsory.  All lectures in the Lundmark lecture hall (unless otherwise noted).

Oct 30
Monday
10:15-12:00 TB Introduction and registration,
Milky Way

Oct 31
Tuesday 10:15-12:00
Cassiopeia!
TB
Milky Way

Nov 6
Monday 10:15-12:00 TB
Milky Way

Nov 8
Wednesday 13:15-15:00
note time!
TB
Galaxies


Nov 13
Monday
10:15-12:00 TB
Galaxies
+Intro radio lab, cluster lab

Nov 15
Wednesday 10:15-12:00 FR
Galaxy formation and evolution

Nov 20
Monday 10:15-12:00
FR
Galaxy formation and evolution

Nov 22
Wednesday 10:15-12:00 FR
AGNs

Nov 27
Monday 10:15-12:00 FR
The universe at high redshift

Nov 29 Wednesday
10:15-12:00 FR
Galaxy groups and clusters

Dec 4
Monday 10:15-12:00
TB
Cosmology

Dec 6
Wednesday 10:15-12:00 TB
Cosmology

Dec 11
Monday
10:15-12:00
TB
Cosmology

Dec 13
Wednesday 10:15-12:00 TB
Cosmology

Dec 18
Monday
10:15-12:00
TB
Questions, old exams?

Dec 20
Wednesday
9:15-13
Andromeda
TB
Written exam

Jan 11
Thursday
9:15-13:00
Andromeda

Re-exam




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