Introduction to Astronomy

Astr 101 - C01

(HST image of Saturn: NASA)

Fall Semester 2016

Lab information and class web links

History of astronomy - Scientific notation - Trigonometry help - Planetary photojournal (great pics)

Planetary positions - Extra solar planets

Hubble Space Telescope Images

Canadian Space Agency

Links used or referenced in the class room

- Useful formulae - Astronomical Triangles - The Solar System -


PowerPoint Slides


slides to be added as we move through the course

Astronomy Labs


The labs will be held in the Astronomy Lab on the 5th floor of the Classroom Building (room 508 is your destination). The labs start at 7 p.m., and run for about three hours. Specific details on the lab dates, for each section number, will be handed out in class. The lab instructions can be downloaded from the link below.

Please make sure that you know which lab section you are in, and only go to the lab on your designated nights

Lab instructions

Check the weather in Regina


link to astronomy resources (give 'em a whirl).

Astronomy picture of the day


This page last updated April 19th, 2016