Course Code and Name: 801505 Photometry of Stars (mandatory)

Course Aim: The basic building block of galaxies “stars”, star light, stellar spectra, the lives of the stars, binary stars, stellar photometry. Our Milky Way galaxy, structure, kinematics and coordinate system. Other Galaxies, galaxy types and observational characteristic. Diffuse matter (gas, dust, radiation) and dark matter. Galaxy grups, clusters and superclusters. Hubble Law and distance scale. Large-scale distribution of matter in the Universe.

Course Content: To give the knowledge about the stars, Milky Way galaxy, other galaxies and their structures to the students of Astronomy and Space Science Department.

Credits: National: 3 (3,0,0) – ECTS: 5