University Course Planner The University of Adelaide Australia

PHYSICS 1002 - Astronomy I

Career: Undergraduate
Units: 3
Term: Semester 2
Campus: North Terrace
Contact: Up to 7 hours per week
Available for Study Abroad and Exchange: Yes
Available for Non-Award Study: Yes
Incompatible: PHYSICS 1007
Assessment: Exam, practical work, In-Semester tests & essay
Syllabus:

This course aims to present a survey of astronomical science, including highlights of modern exploration and the open questions in astronomy. Topics include the formation and characteristics of the Solar System, including the planets and minor members of the system; Telescopes; the Sun; the birth, life and death of stars; galaxies and dark matter; active galaxies and quasars; Big Bang cosmology. There are no formal prerequisites for the course, though mathematical literacy at year 10 level is assumed.

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Units
EFTSL
Amount
3
0.125
          
  


Course Outline

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Critical Dates

Term Last Day to Add Online Census Date Last Day to WNF Last Day to WF
Semester 2 Mon 10/08/2020 Wed 19/08/2020 Fri 30/10/2020 Not Available


Class Details

Enrolment Class: Workshop
Class Nbr Section Size Available Dates Days Time Location
20673 WR01 70 9 4 Aug - 15 Sep Tuesday 12pm - 1pm Mawson, 134, Sprigg Room
6 Oct - 27 Oct Tuesday 12pm - 1pm Mawson, 134, Sprigg Room
Note: Available face-to-face (on-campus)
20877 WR02 70 17 6 Aug - 17 Sep Thursday 11am - 12pm Barr Smith South, 2032, Teaching Room
8 Oct - 29 Oct Thursday 11am - 12pm Barr Smith South, 2032, Teaching Room
Note: Available face-to-face (on-campus)
Related Class: Computer Exercise
Class Nbr Section Size Available Dates Days Time Location
20993 CO01 25 FULL 3 Aug - 3 Aug Monday 6pm - 9pm Mawson, G12, Computer Suite
31 Aug - 31 Aug Monday 6pm - 9pm Mawson, G12, Computer Suite
Note: Available face-to-face (on-campus)
20994 CO02 25 1 4 Aug - 4 Aug Tuesday 6pm - 9pm Mawson, G12, Computer Suite
1 Sep - 1 Sep Tuesday 6pm - 9pm Mawson, G12, Computer Suite
Note: Available face-to-face (on-campus)
20995 CO03 25 1 5 Aug - 5 Aug Wednesday 6pm - 9pm Mawson, G12, Computer Suite
2 Sep - 2 Sep Wednesday 6pm - 9pm Mawson, G12, Computer Suite
Note: Available face-to-face (on-campus)
20996 CO04 25 1 6 Aug - 6 Aug Thursday 6pm - 9pm Mawson, G12, Computer Suite
3 Sep - 3 Sep Thursday 6pm - 9pm Mawson, G12, Computer Suite
Note: Available face-to-face (on-campus)
20997 CO05 25 10 7 Aug - 7 Aug Friday 6pm - 9pm Mawson, G12, Computer Suite
4 Sep - 4 Sep Friday 6pm - 9pm Mawson, G12, Computer Suite
Note: Available face-to-face (on-campus)
Related Class: Practical
Class Nbr Section Size Available Dates Days Time Location
21729 PR03 20 1 26 Aug - 26 Aug Wednesday 6pm - 7:30pm Darling West, G14, Darling West Lecture Theatre
Note: Available face-to-face (on-campus)
21730 PR02 22 FULL 25 Aug - 25 Aug Tuesday 7:30pm - 9pm Darling West, G14, Darling West Lecture Theatre
Note: Available face-to-face (on-campus)
21731 PR06 30 29 27 Aug - 27 Aug Thursday 7:30pm - 9pm Darling West, G14, Darling West Lecture Theatre
Note: Available face-to-face (on-campus)
21732 PR05 30 4 27 Aug - 27 Aug Thursday 6pm - 7:30pm Darling West, G14, Darling West Lecture Theatre
Note: Available face-to-face (on-campus)
21733 PR04 23 FULL 26 Aug - 26 Aug Wednesday 7:30pm - 9pm Darling West, G14, Darling West Lecture Theatre
Note: Available face-to-face (on-campus)
23259 PR01 23 1 25 Aug - 25 Aug Tuesday 6pm - 7:30pm Darling West, G14, Darling West Lecture Theatre
Note: Available face-to-face (on-campus)
Automatic Enrolment Class: Lecture
Class Nbr Section Size Available Dates Days Time Location
20319 LE01 200 86 28 Jul - 15 Sep Tuesday 10am - 11am MyUni, OL, Online Class
29 Jul - 16 Sep Wednesday 11am - 12pm MyUni, OL, Online Class
30 Jul - 17 Sep Thursday 10am - 11am MyUni, OL, Online Class
6 Oct - 27 Oct Tuesday 10am - 11am MyUni, OL, Online Class
7 Oct - 28 Oct Wednesday 11am - 12pm MyUni, OL, Online Class
8 Oct - 29 Oct Thursday 10am - 11am MyUni, OL, Online Class
Automatic Enrolment Class: Fieldwork
Class Nbr Section Size Available Dates Days Time Location
23258 FL01 200 86 27 Jul - 27 Jul Monday 6pm - 10pm External, External, Off Campus
Note: Due to Covid-19 the field trip will not run in 2020