128.029 Astronomy - an Overview
This course is in all assigned curricula part of the STEOP.
This course is in at least 1 assigned curriculum part of the STEOP.

2024S, VU, 2.0h, 3.0EC

Course evaluation

Properties

  • Semester hours: 2.0
  • Credits: 3.0
  • Type: VU Lecture and Exercise
  • Format: Presence

Learning outcomes

After successful completion of the course, students are able to...
* give an overview on development of Astronomy and her topics,

and will have knowledge 
* on astronomic instruments & methods, 
* on the objects of the solar system and
* of stellar physics & cosmology. 

Subject of course

see german content

Teaching methods

* mainly lecture (overhead & PC projection),
* short exercises and computations
* excursion to Sterngarten or Planetarium or Univ.Observatory

Evtl. 1 Observation evening at terrace observatory Gerstbach

Mode of examination

Written and oral

Additional information

beginning on Friday 11.3.2022, 10:00–11:45 via Zoom Meeting.

In Presence evtl. in April (dependent on Corona status) in the Freihaus building (Wiedner Hauptstraße 8) / green tract, 2nd floor, Seminarraum DA grün 02 B 

Lecturers

Institute

Course dates

DayTimeDateLocationDescription
Fri10:00 - 12:0008.03.2024 - 28.06.2024Sem.R. DA grün 02 B - GEO Astronomie - Einführung
Fri12:00 - 18:0027.09.2024Sem.R. DA grün 02 A - GEO Astronomie, Sonnenuhren
Astronomy - an Overview - Single appointments
DayDateTimeLocationDescription
Fri08.03.202410:00 - 12:00Sem.R. DA grün 02 B - GEO Astronomie - Einführung
Fri15.03.202410:00 - 12:00Sem.R. DA grün 02 B - GEO Astronomie - Einführung
Fri22.03.202410:00 - 12:00Sem.R. DA grün 02 B - GEO Astronomie - Einführung
Fri12.04.202410:00 - 12:00Sem.R. DA grün 02 B - GEO Astronomie - Einführung
Fri19.04.202410:00 - 12:00Sem.R. DA grün 02 B - GEO Astronomie - Einführung
Fri26.04.202410:00 - 12:00Sem.R. DA grün 02 B - GEO Astronomie - Einführung
Fri03.05.202410:00 - 12:00Sem.R. DA grün 02 B - GEO Astronomie - Einführung
Fri17.05.202410:00 - 12:00Sem.R. DA grün 02 B - GEO Astronomie - Einführung
Fri24.05.202410:00 - 12:00Sem.R. DA grün 02 B - GEO Astronomie - Einführung
Fri31.05.202410:00 - 12:00Sem.R. DA grün 02 B - GEO Astronomie - Einführung
Fri07.06.202410:00 - 12:00Sem.R. DA grün 02 B - GEO Astronomie - Einführung
Fri14.06.202410:00 - 12:00Sem.R. DA grün 02 B - GEO Astronomie - Einführung
Fri21.06.202410:00 - 12:00Sem.R. DA grün 02 B - GEO Astronomie - Einführung
Fri28.06.202410:00 - 12:00Sem.R. DA grün 02 B - GEO Astronomie - Einführung
Fri27.09.202412:00 - 18:00Sem.R. DA grün 02 A - GEO Astronomie, Sonnenuhren

Examination modalities

oral exam at end of Semester

Exams

DayTimeDateRoomMode of examinationApplication timeApplication modeExam
Fri12:30 - 14:3028.06.2024Sem.R. DA grün 02 B - GEO written&oral14.05.2024 18:00 - 27.06.2024 14:00TISSAstro1
Mon10:00 - 12:0001.07.2024 1130 Laverangasse 40, Haus 5 (U4 Hietzing +Bus 58A)written&oral15.05.2024 12:00 - 28.06.2024 20:00TISSAstro2
Wed10:00 - 12:0003.07.2024 1130 Laverangasse 40, Haus 5 (U4 Hietzing +Bus 58A)written&oral17.05.2024 12:00 - 01.07.2024 20:00TISSAstro3

Group dates

GroupDayTimeDateLocationDescription
Beob.Abend 13.3., 18h30 Sterngarten G.Berg, ABGESAGT wg.Regen, 20 TN s.Anm.Wed18:30 - 20:3013.03.2024 1230, Sterngarten südlich der Wotrubakirche. Bus 60A bis Kaserngasse, dann 10 min Fußweg Langegasse +Georgsgasse128.029 Astronomy - an Overview Beob.Abend 13.3., 18h30 Sterngarten G.Berg, ABGESAGT wg.Regen, 20 TN s.Anm.
Sternabend bei Schönwetter am 9.4. (sonst 10./11.4.), 20h15 im Sterngarten Georgenberg (Bus 60A)Tue20:15 - 22:0009.04.2024 1230, Sterngarten südlich der Wotrubakirche. Bus 60A bis Kaserngasse, dann 10 min Fußweg Langegasse +Georgsgasse128.029 VU Astronomy - an Overview - Sternabend bei Schönwetter am 9.4. (sonst 10./11.4.), 20h15 im Sterngarten Georgenberg (Bus 60A)

Course registration

Begin End Deregistration end
15.01.2024 00:00 01.04.2024 20:00 31.03.2024 20:00

Group Registration

GroupRegistration FromTo
Beob.Abend 13.3., 18h30 Sterngarten G.Berg, ABGESAGT wg.Regen, 20 TN s.Anm.07.03.2024 15:0012.03.2024 15:00
Sternabend bei Schönwetter am 9.4. (sonst 10./11.4.), 20h15 im Sterngarten Georgenberg (Bus 60A)01.04.2024 10:0009.04.2024 16:00

Curricula

Study CodeObligationSemesterPrecon.Info
066 462 Survey and Land Registration Mandatory elective8. Semester
066 463 Geodesy and Geophysics Mandatory elective8. Semester
066 464 Geomatics Engineering and Cartography Mandatory elective8. Semester
660 FW Elective Courses - Geodesy and Geoinformation Not specified
ALG For all Students Not specified

Literature

Lecture notes for this course are available. jeweils aktuell in Vorlesung (1. Semesterhälfte), price 5 Euro; see german Literature list

Previous knowledge

secondary school physics

Accompanying courses

Continuative courses

Language

German