Junior Certificate Course in Astronomy

Rs. 15,000.00

Duration: 3 months

Starting date: 9th March 2019

Date and time: Every Saturday 09.00 am to 12.00 pm 

Payment option: Clients who willing to pay from our office can pay course fee from 5000 LKR per month basis
 

 Junior Certificate Course in Astronomy

ASTR 310-General Astronomy,  2 weeks, 3hr per week
•    This unit discusses more details about, different aspects about the sun; solar structure and solar surface activities, magnetic field of the sun, solar neutrinos and solar wind, planetary behavior- precession, liberation, sidereal and synodic periods and retrograde motions of solar system planets along with planetary configurations (elongation, conjunction, opposition, quadrature) and phenomena (tides, seasons, eclipses, aurorae, meteor showers).
Exercise

ASTR 311- Basic Astrophysics I, 2 weeks and 3hr per week
•    Newton’s Laws of Gravitation, Kepler’s Laws for circular,
•    Trigonometric parallax, Luminosity and Distance modules, Flux, Intensity and Doppler shift
Exercise

ASTR 340-Space Exploration, 1 week, 3hr per week
•    Introduction for launching vehicles and the history of rockets
•    Parts of a rockets
•    Orbits, Lagrangian point
•    Important mission details
•    Apollo 11 mission and Mars mission
•    Future missions Europa
•    Space station & mission control centres

ASTR 331-Solar System and Earth Science ,  3 weeks, 3hr per week

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ASTR 320 & 321-Telescopes, Observation and Times, 2weeks, 3hr per week
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•    Solar Observation with Coronado Solar MAX II 60 mm double stack solar telescope (Finest solar telescope in Sri Lanka)

ASTR 330- Cosmology I, 2 weeks 3hr per week
•    This course strongly focus on the history of cosmology, Newton and Einstein universe, Hubble law, big bang theory, redshift
Exercise