Publisert 19. juni 2018 09:02

The final grading results for AST3310 Spring 2018 are ready. You will find your results in Studentweb.

Explanations and appeals:

Before you submit an appeal, it is recommended that you ask for an explanation of the grade.

If you wish to submit an appeal, please use the...

Publisert 18. juni 2018 16:24

The grading is done and should appear on studentweb within the next few days. Again this year, the final Oblig was very difficult, and the grading of the last Oblig has been weighted accordingly. If you have any questions about the course, about your grade etc, please send me an email and I'll answer as soon as I can.  

Publisert 28. mai 2018 10:00

I have sent out an email to the people from whom I have received a report on the last obligatory exercise. If you have handed in the report but not received an email confirming I have received it, please contact me at once. 

Good luck with the rest of your exams

Publisert 22. mai 2018 18:03

Just to make sure that you are all aware - The deadline for the last obligatory exercise is friday 25th of may as I told you during the lectures. 

Publisert 16. mai 2018 14:37

You should now all have gotten a response to your 2. oblig. If you have not received such a response by email, let me know as soon as possible. 

Publisert 9. mai 2018 21:22

The last obligatory exercise is now out. 

Publisert 19. apr. 2018 09:19

In Oblig 2, you are asked to make a very specific plot of your final star. The function that makes this plot can be downloaded in python only unfortunately. The ones of you not using Python can contact me if you do not understand how this plot is made. 

Publisert 19. apr. 2018 08:59

The official deadline for Oblig 2 is sunday, April 29. at 23.59

Publisert 19. apr. 2018 08:57

In Oblig 2, you need to solve a cubic equation. Depending on your programming language, you might or might not have a built in cubic equation solver. If you do not, or would like to do your own, I include an explanation of how to solve cubic equations. 

Publisert 5. apr. 2018 17:43

The lectures and exercise classes the next few weeks are quite irregular, so I have updated the schedules on this web-page, but pay close attention to them over the next few weeks. 

Publisert 5. apr. 2018 17:41

Some of you asked for deadlines for Oblig 2. I havent quite decided yet, but the unofficial, unconfirmed deadlines for the two remaining deadlines are: 

Oblig 2 : April 29

Oblig 3 : May 21


Publisert 29. mars 2018 22:15

You should now all have received an email from me with comments on your first obligatory exercise. If you have not received an email, please email me asap. 

Publisert 13. mars 2018 13:45

Make sure that you follow the schedule for both lectures and exercises as there will be substantial rearrangements the following weeks. 

Since there will be no further lectures before Easter, I just want to wish you good luck on your mid term exams. I am working on your Oblig 1's, and I hope I will be able to respond to you all before the end of the week. 


Publisert 7. mars 2018 13:44

The maximum of ten pages are the number of pages in the assignement you hand in. If you choose to have a front page, a page with a picture of a balloon or whatever else, that counts towards the 10 pages. Your program only needs to be in separate files, and they are not counted towards the 10 pages. 

Publisert 7. mars 2018 12:11

As mentioned several times. Deadline is 23:59 tonight. you have max 10 pages - i.e. I will look at the first 10 pages you hand in. Your code has to be in files that can be run directly on the ITA machines.

Publisert 22. feb. 2018 13:55

Remember there will be no extensions to this deadline. 

Publisert 20. feb. 2018 12:22

A short description of how to implement variable step lengths are now available.

Publisert 20. feb. 2018 12:21

Some of you have already asked for the opacity file which is necessary for the 1. obligatory exercise. It is now available, but be careful to convert the R value to cgs-units correctly. 

Publisert 9. feb. 2018 14:26

There was a typing error in AppC, and I have now changed the abundances of Li and Be in the text, so please replace you AppC with the following one: 


The changes has been highlighted in red. 

Publisert 26. jan. 2018 13:24

The exercises are: 2.1-2.3 + 3.1-3.2

Publisert 23. jan. 2018 10:51

Astrofysisk Fagutvalg (AFU) inviterer studenter i AST3310 til å bli med på hyttetur sammen med masterstudentene på Astronomi! Hytteturen er 16.-17. Februar, til KSI hytta. Meld deg på innen 6.Februar via,​ mer info i dette dokument



Publisert 18. jan. 2018 10:06

The Lecture notes for this course is now available: