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4020135181 Introduction to Astronomy and Astrophysics  VVZ 

VL
Tue 15-17
weekly RUD 26 0'311 (77) Volker Mueller, Noam Libeskind
UE
Tue 17-19
weekly RUD 26 0'311 (77) Volker Mueller, Metin Ata
Aims
Astrophysics is a fastly growing branch of modern physics with relations to plasma physics, hydrodynamics, atom and particle physics, field theory and supercomputing. The lecture provides and introduction to the astrophysical methodology and to the picture of an evolving universe.
Requirements
Basic courses in Physics and Mathematics
Structure / topics / contents
- Sky coordinates and time
- Radiation
- Astronomical instruments
- Solar system
- Stellar atmospheres
- Stellar structure and evolution
- Interstellar matter and star formation
- Milky way
- Galaxies and Quasars
- Cosmology
Assigned modules
BZQ(extern) BPh
Amount, credit points; Exam / major course assessment
4 SWS, 5 SP/ECTS (Arbeitsanteil im Modul für diese Lehrveranstaltung, nicht verbindlich)
Active participation with solution of 50% of exercises and one highligh presentation
Other
Lecture together with Dr. Noam Libeskind
Contact
PD Dr. Volker Mueller, Leibniz-Institut fuer Astrophysik Potsdam, An der Sternwarte 16, 14482 Potsdam
Literature
Weigert, A., Wendker, H.J., Wisotzki, L.. Astronomie und Astrophysik. Wiley-VCH
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