Academic Catalog


Course Code: 2300281
METU Credit (Theoretical-Laboratory hours/week): 3(3-0)
ECTS Credit: 4.0
Department: Physics
Language of Instruction: English
Level of Study: Undergraduate
Course Coordinator: Prof.Dr. LEN BALMAN
Offered Semester: Fall Semesters.
Prerequisite: Set 1: 2300181 | 2300182
The course set above should be completed before taking PHYS281 BASIC PHYSICS II .

Course Content

Basic concepts in astronomy, Solar system and the Sun, astronomical coordinate systems, laws, astronomical instruments and communication satellites, basic knowledge of stars: observational properties, evolution, stellar remnants, galaxies: observational properties and classification, basic cosmology.