Introduction to Galaxies and Galactic Dynamics
Units: 1.5, Hours: 3-0
Overview of the Milky Way, galaxy morphology, galaxy evolution, morphology-density relation, scaling relations, galactic dynamics, gravitational potential theory applied to galaxies, and stellar orbits in galaxies, active galaxies, gravitational lensing.
Prerequisites: 200B or 250; 303.
Pre- or corequisites: MATH 326 or 346; ASTR 303 is strongly recommended.
Undergraduate course in Astronomy offered by the Department of Physics and Astronomy in the Faculty of Science.