ASTRONOMY 120 -- FALL 2000


HOT LAVA ON IO
EUROPA'S CRACKED ICY SURFACE
EUROPA IMPACT CRATER


LEONID METOEOR SHOWER 11/17 & 11/18
Read About It Here!
Leonids Hitting the Moon!
Leonids From Orbit!


New Minor Planet Discovered!
Article on 2000 EB173
Article Noticed by Jason White.


MNEMONIC CONTEST WINNERS


LECTURES: Physics Room 5 --- Tuesday & Thursday 12:10 PM
LECTURES: Physics Room 5 --- Tuesday & Thursday 1:10 PM

LECTURER: Dr. Russell J. Lavery

BRECITATION INSTRUCTORS:

TEXTBOOK: VOYAGES TO THE PLANETS (Fraknoi, Morrison & Wolff) 2nd Ed. (2000)


COURSE POLICIES AND BASICS
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SYLLABUS AND READINGS
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The Play List



THE LUNAR PHASES



"To The Lecture Notes!"

Fall 1999 Webpage and Lecture Notes.

"Homework Information"

"Recitation Information"

"Examination Information"



*** Astronomy Links ***

Lavery's Links.
Lavery's Astro 120 Page .
Astronomy Picture of the Day.
Kawaler's Astro 150 Links.
Kawaler's Astro 250 Links.
Mike's Astronomy Picture Page.
Sean and Amy's Astronomy Links .
The ISU Astronomy Webpage Links.



THE LECTURE NOTES
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Fall 1999 Webpage and Lecture Notes.



HOMEWORK EXERCISES
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Homework Exercise #5
Due December 1/4, 2000
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Links for the Satellites of Uranus
Miranda, Ariel, Umbriel, Titania, Oberon.
Comet Orbit Diagram.

Homework Exercise #4
Due November 3/6, 2000
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Homework Exercise #3
Due October 20/23, 2000
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Homework Exercise #2
Due October 6/9, 2000
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Homework Exercise #1
Due September 15/18, 2000
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Helproom (B49) Hours for Astronomy 120
Astro 120 TA is Present

MONDAYS
10:00 to 12:00, 2:10 to 3:00
TUESDAYS
11:00 to 12:00, 1:10 to 2:00
WEDNESDAYS
12:00 to 2:00
THURSDAYS
9:00 to 11:00, 12:00 to 3:00, 4:10 to 5:00
FRIDAYS
10:00 to 12:00

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"Multiplying LARGE Numbers"



RECITATION INFORMATION
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"Constellation and Star List"

Various Pages on Constellations
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Constellation Photos
Mythology of the Constellations
The AAAA Constellation Home Page
All About the Constellations



EXAMINATION INFORMATION
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FIRST MID-TERM EXAM
Tuesday -- September 25 -- 8:00-9:30 PM

RESULTS - SCORE OUT OF 50

A FEW Sample Test Questions

Quiz Questions From the Text Webpage.
Try Chapters 1, 2 and 3, Voyages to the Planets!

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SECOND MID-TERM EXAM
Tuesday -- November 7 -- 8:00-9:30 PM

RESULTS - SCORE OUT OF 50

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FINAL EXAM
Wednesday -- December 13 -- 7:00 to 9:00 PM

WHERE YOU SHOULD GO THAT NIGHT!

Practice Quizzes Written by J.D. Fix

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