ASTR250 - ASTRONOMICAL TECHNIQUES

Topics: spherical astronomy, timekeeping/coordinate systems, astrostatistics, telescopes, CCD's, signal processing, imaging, and data reduction using scientific software, brief introduction to radio astronomy. Three daytime lectures each week plus evening labs in smaller groups. Attendance at one lab session per week is required by each student. Actual observing times may not correspond to the scheduled block due to the uncertainty and unpredictability of weather conditions. Requires substantial out-of-class time dedication and commitment to sharing work in small groups.
Section 001 - LEC
MWR 0600PM-0730PM
AGUIRRE, JAMES
DAVID RITTENHOUSE LAB 4E19