PHY8004 Stellar Astronomy
|Short Description:||Stellar Astronomy|
|Faculty or Section :||Faculty of Health, Engineering and Sciences|
|School or Department :||School of Sciences|
|Student contribution band :||Band 2|
|ASCED code :||010303 - Astronomy|
|Grading basis :||Graded|
|Version produced :||14 November 2019|
Students must be enrolled in the course via USQ Professional Development or via the MSCN.
Students who have enrolled in or completed PHY3306 cannot enrol in this course.
Students will require access to e-mail and internet access to UConnect for this course.
This course introduces stellar astronomy. Topics covered in this course include Binary Systems and Stellar Parameters, The Classification of Stellar Spectra, Stellar Atmospheres. The Interiors of Stars, The Sun, The Process of Star Formation, Post-Main-Sequence Stellar Evolution, Stellar Pulsation, Supernovae, The Degenerate Remnants of Stars, Black Holes, and Close Binary Star Systems. Additional topics develop scientific skills through the use of assignments.
|Semester 2, 2020||Online|