GALACTIC AND EXTRAGALACTIC ASTRONOMY
2023-2024 Graduate & Professional Studies Catalog
   

ASTRON 3580 - GALACTIC AND EXTRAGALACTIC ASTRONOMY


Minimum Credits: 3
Maximum Credits: 3
Galaxies are the fundamental building blocks of the present universe. This class will give an overview of galaxies, their properties, and their formation and evolution with an emphasis on current research areas. Topics will include observational properties (morphology, masses, colors, concentrations), scaling relations, evolution with redshift, stellar populations, gas and dust, dynamics and dark matter, evolution and mergers, and active galaxies.
Academic Career: Graduate
Course Component: Lecture
Grade Component: Grad LG/SNC Basis


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