Jul 05, 2022  
2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog, Volume 80 
    
2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog, Volume 80
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ASTR - 380. Observational Astronomy

Two hours lecture and two hours laboratory per week.
3 credit(s)
This course provides a hands-on, project-based introduction to the tools and techniques used to acquire and analyze astronomical data. Topics covered include: introduction to the techniques of gathering and analyzing astronomical data; telescope design and optics; instrumentation for imaging, photometry, and spectroscopy; astronomical detectors; image processing and data visualization; error analysis and curve fitting; data analysis and astrophysical interpretation. Lab fee.

Prerequisite(s): PHYS 120  OR PHYS 140  .
Equivalent: Same as PHYS 380 .
Attribute: ARTS, PHYS



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