Introductory Extragalactic Astronomy
Kinematics and morphology of spiral (including the Milky Way), elliptical and irregular galaxies. Introduction to current theory for the formation and evolution of galaxies and the large-scale structure. Observations of active galactic nuclei, jets and quasi-stellar objects.
- ASTR 200B or ASTR 250; and
- PHYS 215 and PHYS 216; and
- PHYS 217 or PHYS 317; or
- permission of the department.