Department of Astronomy and Space Science

ASTR 481

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Course No.

Course Title

No. of Units

Pre-requisites

Th.

Pr.

Credit

 

Astr 481

Galaxies

2

-

2

Stat101,Astr 351

 

Objectives of the course :

      The aim of this course is to study the galaxies and their distribution .

Course Description:

      This course contains the following subjects : Morphological classification of galaxies and their cosmic distribution. Surface luminosity distribution. Distances and magnitudes of galaxies. Photometric characteristics of galactic light in different spectral regions. Apparent distribution of galaxies relative to direction. The relation between time and distances to galaxies. Masses of galaxies. Star counts in galaxies. Disc galaxies .

Main text and subsidiary books:

-          Galaxtic Astronomy, Michal Merrified & James Binney ,  1998 .

-          Tayler R.J. 1978, " Galaxies : Structure and evolution "Galaxy formation, Longair, 1998, Springer .

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