Astronomy 210
Lecture 38, April 25 Spring 2018

Lecture Notes: pdf file

Changing Gears: The Big Picture

Our Milky Way Galaxy

Our Place in the Milky Way

Multiwavelength Milky Way: All-Sky Views

Galactic Rotation Curve

  • warmup: solar system rotation curves here, here, and here
  • Milky Way rotation curve: data
  • Milky Way rotation curve: interpretations

Milky Way Dark Matter

The Milky Way seen in the dust-free infrared

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Brian D. Fields
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