- Professor Karen Kwitter
- Office: 110 TPL
- Office Hour/Study Session: TBA
- Extension: 2272
- Instructor/Observatory Supervisor: Dr. Steven Souza
- Office: 117 TPL
- Office Hours: TBA
- Extension: 3210
- Teaching Assistants:
- Office: 402 TPL
- Office Hours: During observing hours
- Extension: 2165
Astronomy 111: Introduction to Astrophysics is the first course in astronomy for students with some past or concurrent exposure to physics and calculus. Other students can take Astronomy 101: Stars: From Suns to Black Holes which covers the same basic astronomical territory. See the Astronomy Department for more information on its offerings, people and activities.
Here is a movie clip showing an artist’s conception of the formation of a bipolar planetary nebula.
image: NGC 6397, HST