Program of Lectures. Course required for degree Diploma in Astronomy.
Semester: VII (2+2), VIII (2+2)

INTRODUCTION. Basic Statistical Methods. Observations. Galactic Coordinate System. Stellar Magnitudes (Photometry). Spectral Classification of Stars. Colour Indicator, Colour Excess. Bolometric Stellar Magnitudes. Trigonometric Parallaxes. Luminosity. Spectrum-Luminosity Diagram. Photometric Distances (Spectral Parallaxes. Cepheid Parallaxes. Photometric Parallaxes. Photometric Distances of Star Clusters. Proper Motions. Radial Velocities. Stellar Masses. "Mass-Luminosity" Correlation. Interstellar Medium. Roentgen Radiation Sources.

STELLAR KINEMATICS. Stellar Velocities and their Components. Solar Motion. Methods of Determination of Solar Motion. Determination of Solar Apex. Statistical Parallaxes. Asymmetry in Stellar Motions. Peculiar Velocities and their Distributios. Problems of Galactic Rotation. Data Analysing.

GALACTIC STRUCTURE. History of the Problem. First Models and Theorems. Examination of Stars. Luminosity Function. Star Clusters. Analitical and Numerical Determination of System Density. Stellar Asociations and Complexes. Interstellar Absoption and its Determination. Functions and Gradients of Stellar Densities. Galactic Mass. Types of Populations. Structure: Spiral - Arms, Central - Core.

EXAMINATION OF GALAXIES. Evolutional and Morfological Classification. Distances. Dimensions. Radial Velocities and Rotation. Mass. Galactic Populations and Clusters of Galaxies. Apparent Distribution of Galaxies. Metagalaxy.

DYNAMICS OF STELLAR SYSTEMS. Introduction. Stellar Systems. Relaxing Time. Regular Processes - Evolution. Iregular Processes - Decays. Basic Equations of System without Collisions. Stabillity of Stellar Systems. Masses of Stellar Systems.

PROBLEMS. Hronology. Tables. Publications. Coordinate Systems. Celestial Sphere and Constellations. Classification. Projection.

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