Catalog Year : 2021-22


Astronomy

Astronomy


ASTR 3133 01W - Observational Astronomy
CEUs: 3.00
A calculus-based introduction to observational astronomy, with topics including astronomical time and coordinate systems, telescope design, CCD detectors, photometric and spectroscopic instrumentation, statistics and error analysis, and image processing techniques. The laboratory component will involve two projects at the Campus Observatory with data reduction and analysis using state-of-the-art software, as well as sky awareness and other topics in observational astronomy.

Lecture: 2.00 Lab: 2.00
College: Coll of Arts/Cult.& Sci Inq.
Department: Natural Sciences
Campus Carrollton Campus
Start Date AUG 11, 2021 End Date DEC 10, 2021
Days Taught MON WED Time of Day 12:05 pm - 12:55 pm Location Boyd - JAMES E BOYD BLDG -MP 206
Instructor(s):Nicholas C. Sterling Open Seats:13 of 16 as of 01/24/2022 05:58:01
Pre-requisites: PHYS 2212 Minimum Grade: C and PHYS 2212L Minimum Grade: C
Additional Information: Instructional Method: Technology enhanced (T)