Lecture Notes for PH507
Tests:There will be three take-home test during the course. They are in weeks 15, 22, 24. Actual dates/times to be confirmed.
Weekly Assignments:There might be some additional assignments during the course which will be posted here or on Moodle.
Lecture Notes:Below are the notes from previous years. They will be updated before the teaching of the course starts.
Weeks 13-15: Dr Froebrich
Measuring Distances and Magnitudes
Measuring Masses and Binary Stars
Weeks 16/17: Prof. Smith
Exoplanets, Black Body Radiation; Material will be on Moodle
Weeks 18/19: Dr Froebrich
Telescopes and detectors
2.2. Radio Wave Detectors
2.3. Infrared Detectors
2.4. CCD Cameras or (pdf)
(2.5. Exotic Detectors and selected Telescopes/Missions)
Weeks 20/21: Dr.Miao
Stellar Structure; Material will be on Moodle
Weeks 22-24: Prof. Smith
Radiative Transfer, Stellar Evolution, Star Formation; Material will be on Moodle