PHYS*7810 Fundamentals of Astrophysics
|Semester||Instructor(s)||Course Outline(s)||Course Website|
|Fall 2017||PHYS*7810 Website|
The fundamental astronomical data: techniques to obtain it and the shortcomings present. The classification systems. Wide- and narrow-band photometric systems. The intrinsic properties of stars: colours, luminosities, masses, radii, temperatures. Variable stars. Distance indicators. Interstellar reddening. Related topics.