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Astrophysics Essentials WS 2017

Examination

The written examination will take place on
Thursday 22 February 2018
10:15 - 11:45
in B139 Theresienstr. 39
The duration is 90 minutes. The examination will start at 10:15 sharply. We recommend you to be there at least 10 minutes earlier. You may use a single-function calculator. All other kinds of electronic devices such as smartphones, tablets, smartwatches, etc, are not allowed during the examination. You are not allowed to refer to the notes of the lectures, either.

Lecture Slides

Prof. Thomas Preibisch

Chapter 1 Intro, The Solar System 17. Oct PDF
Chapter 2 Celestial Sphere 19. Oct PDF
Chapter 3 Telescopes & Instruments 24. Oct PDF
Chapter 4 Matter and Radiation 26. Oct PDF
Chapter 5 Stars: Phenomenology  2. Nov PDF
Chapter 6 Stellar Structure  7. Nov PDF
Chapter 7 Stellar Atmospheres and Magnetic Activity  9. Nov PDF
Chapter 8a Stellar Evolution I: Low mass stars 14. Nov PDF
Chapter 8b Stellar Evolution II: High mass stars 16. Nov PDF
Chapter 9 Stellar End States and Binary Evolution 21. Nov PDF
Chapter 10a ISM I: Basics, cooling instability 23. Nov PDF
Chapter 10b ISM II: Molecular Clouds, Star Formation 28. Nov PDF
Chapter 11 Planet Formation & Exoplanets 30. Nov PDF
Chapter 12 Massive Star Feedback, Galactic Scale Star Formation  5. Dec PDF
Prof. Joseph Mohr

Lecture 1 Homogeneous Cosmology I  7. Dec PDF
Homogeneous Cosmology II 12. Dec
Lecture 2 Structure Formation I 14. Dec PDF
Structure Formation II 19. Dec
[cancelled] 21. Dec
Structure Formation III  9. Jan
Lecture 3 Gravitational Lensing 11. Jan PDF
[cancelled] 16. Jan
Lecture 4 Active Galactic Nuclei I 18. Jan PDF
Active Galactic Nuclei II 23. Jan
Lecture 5 Spiral Galaxies I 25. Jan
Spiral Galaxies II 30. Jan
Lecture 6 Elliptical Galaxies I  1. Feb
Elliptical Galaxies II  6. Feb
Lecture 7 Galaxy Evolution  8. Feb

Tutorials

Distribution Tutorial
Tutorial 1 24. Oct  6. Nov - 10. Nov PDF
Tutorial 2  2. Nov 13. Nov - 17. Nov PDF
Tutorial 3  9. Nov 20. Nov - 24. Nov PDF
Tutorial 4 16. Nov 27. Nov -  1. Dec PDF
Tutorial 5 23. Nov  4. Dec -  8. Dec PDF
Tutorial 6 30. Nov 11. Dec - 15. Dec PDF
Tutorial 7 12. Dec 18. Dec - 22. Dec PDF
Tutorial 8 19. Dec  8. Jan - 12. Jan PDF
Tutorial 9  9. Jan 15. Jan - 19. Jan PDF
Tutorial 10 16. Jan 22. Jan - 26. Jan PDF
Tutorial 11 23. Jan 29. Jan -  2. Feb
Tutorial 12 30. Jan  5. Feb -  9. Feb

Tutorial Report

Please report the problems you worked out at home before you participate in the classes.
Form

Tutorial Groups

1 Mon 10:15-11:45 Roof Seminar Room USM Veronica Strazzullo / Maurilio Pannella
2 Mon 16:15-17:45 N 110 Schellingstr. 4 Joerg Dietrich
3 Wed 10:00-11:30 Roof Seminar Room USM Miwa Goto
4 Thu 10:15-11:45 Roof Seminar Room USM Joerg Dietrich
5 Thu 10:15-11:45 Hoersaal USM Veronica Strazzullo / Maurilio Pannella

Grading Policy

The final grade will be primarily based on the written exam at the end of the semester. A grading bonus will be given for active participation in the tutorials. For details please refer to the following document: PDF

Tutors

Veronica Strazzullo Joerg Dietrich Maurilio Pannella Miwa Goto
USM 127 (I39) USM 133 (I04) USM E03 USM 134 (I05)
vstrazz at usm.lmu.de dietrich at usm.lmu.de mpannell at usm.lmu.de mgoto at usm.lmu.de
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