Weeks of January 21 and January 28
Slides about the ISM
Finkbeiner, and Davis (1998) dust maps. Read the both the
technical and general summaries.
Schlafly et al. (2010) - The Blue Tip of the Stellar Locus: Measuring Reddening with the Sloan Digital Sky Survey
and Finkbeiner (2011) - Measuring Reddening with Sloan Digital Sky
Survey Stellar Spectra and Recalibrating SFD.
Slideshow of Stars within 10 pc
Week of February 4
ISM and the Milky Way
High-z universe and reionization - Marcelo Alvarez's website.
showing reionization - Matt McQuinn's website.
Cool Visualizations of the Milky Way:
Fly through of
the local Galactic neighborhood and Milky Way disk (Not sure if
this works in all browsers or on all operating systems).
near infrared image of the Milky Way plane and bulge.
the Milky Way GigaGalaxy Zoom.
Milky Way slides.
of Milky Way halo formation on James Bullock's website.
Sloan Digital Sky Survey
Milky Way images from NASA
Week of February 11
The Milky Way
Milky Way's black hole
Milky Way structure