Astronomy 111
Introduction to Astronomy
Fall 2006
Tuesday/Thursday 10:30-11:50 am
McConnell 404


Smith College

Instructor: James Lowenthal Textbook: The Cosmic Perspective, 4th Edition, by Bennett, Donahue, Schneider, and Voit
Available in the Grecourt Bookshop

Course Information:

Exam 2 Review (PDF)

Final Exam Review (PDF)


  • Mastering Astronomy website

  • This week's sky events from Sky and Telescope

  • Seasonal images of Earth

  • Galaxy crash movie Summers, Mihos, and Hernquist

  • Galaxy formation movie Ed Bertschinger

  • Large scale structure formation movies Ben Moore, Univ. Durham (UK)

  • Chris Mihos' Galaxy Crash applet.


    Interesting Astronomical Sites: