ASTR 111 Notes, Videos, Solutions & Labs

Class Notes (PDF)
01. Intro 02. History 03. Sky, Star Motions
04. Navigating the Sky 05. Seasons 06. Moon phases, eclipses
07. Solar System 08. Earth 09. Earth-Moon system
10. Moon 11. Mercury 12. Venus
13. Mars 14. Jupiter & Saturn 15. Uranus, Neptune, Pluto
16. Asteroids, Meteors, Comets ** Lecture schedule ** ** Clicker Q solutions **
SUPPLEMENTAL VIDEOs (VIUTUBE)
01a. The solar system 01b. Science 01c. Astronomical distances
02a. Retrograde motion 02b. Kepler’s Laws 03a. Coordinates
03b. Sky motions 03c. Zodiac & precession 04. Skycharts
05a. Ecliptic 1, 2 05b. Equinoxes/solstices 1, 2 05c. Tropics, Circles
06a. Moon Phases 06b. Moon phases (demo) 06c. Moon rise & set times
06d. Solar eclipse 1, 2 07a. Great Orion Nebula 07b. Solar System 1, 2
08a. The Earth 08b. Magnetic Fields 09. Tides
10a. The Moon 10b. Impact! 10c. Moon “Hoax” 1,2,3,4,5
11. Mercury 12a. Venus’ surface 12b. Runaway greenhouse?
13a.  Exploring Mars 13b. Water on Mars 14. Saturn’s rings
16. Meteors & NEO’s
QUIZ & EXAM SOLUTIONS
Quiz Solutions Midterm
1 2 3 4 5 6 solution
Labs (PDF)
01. A111_lab1 skycharts Instructions (video)
02. A111_lab2 graph paper Instructions (video)
03. A111_lab3 Data (PDF) Instructions (video)
04. A111_lab4 Data (PDF) Instructions (video)
05. A111_lab5 graph paper Instructions (video)

Completed lab reports must be done in pen on the provided lab sheets.  Late lab reports will NOT be accepted.  Lab reports may be submitted in pairs;  clearly indicate both partners’ names.  For jointly submitted labs, each partner receives the same grade.