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Hello! Here's a menu of CLASSES that may interest you:

INTRODUCTORY ASTRONOMY
ADVANCED UNDERGRADUATE
GRADUATE LEVEL

PHYS 1050/1070/1090: Descriptive, Solar System & Cosmology  (Fall/Wint/Spr/Sum electives)

PHYS 2051,2052,2053: ASTROPHYSICAL THEORY
Bio-Astronomy of Solar Systems
Stellar Physics
Galaxies & Cosmology

PHYS 4251: Introduction to Astrophysics I
PHYS 1011/1012/1012: 21st Century Physics & Astronomy [Foundations]

PHYS 2061,2062,2063: ASTRONOMICAL METHODS
Telescopes & Instruments
Astronomy with Digital Cameras
Observing Intensives [Mt.Evans, summer, limited offerings]

PHYS 4252: Introduction to Astrophysics II
INDEP.STUDY: Archaeo-Astronomy

HNRS 2400: Light Pollution Issues

PHYS 3709: Advanced Special Topics

PHYS 4995, 5995: M.Sci. & Ph.D. Research.

OTHER: DU Physics & Astronomy classes  

(Please refer to the DU Undergrad/Grad Bulletin for official details)


Here are some related pages you might enjoy:

The University of Denver OBSERVATORIES:


TOUR DU's historic Chamberlin Observatory
VISIT DU's Mt.Evans Observatory
The Student Telescope Network, 2002-present
Student Astronomy Lab


Links to more about:
DU ASTRO CLASSES
RESEARCH
AREA EVENTS


DU ASTRONOMY RESEARCH:

Denver University Stellar Evolution (DUSTE) Research Group!

The 2010 eclipse of epsilon Aurigae

Supernova precursor polarimetry research team.
Recent Publications and more   Review D.U. Astronomy Reports Graduate student projects
Report on Mt.Evans activities Undergraduate astronomy projects COMETAS, ASTEROIDES Y SUPERNOVAS

The DU Physics & Astronomy Homepage


LOCAL, REGIONAL and CosmiC HAPPENINGS:

Denver Astronomical Society Denver Museum of Nature and Science/Space Odyssey Little Thompson Observatory, Berthoud, CO
Mountain Astronomical Research Section Happenings Join the Campaign For Smarter Lighting! Front Range Astronomical Super-Cluster Happenings
Regional astronomy clubs... Good observing locations... Vendors of note...

Celestial Events Calendar and More!
Astronomy Picture of the Day!                Optics Picture of the Day!
Contact me via email: rstencel @ du.edu email or visit THE STAR GUYS!
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