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  Dec 14, 2017
 
2014-2015 General Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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ASTR 5015 - Observational Methods and Data Analysis

3 Credit(s)

Cross-listed: PHYS 5015  
Enrollment Requirement: Prerequisite: Computer programming; ASTR/PHYS 3060  or ASTR/PHYS graduate standing.
Attributes: Honors Course
Components: Lecture

This course provides an introduction to professional observational astronomy skills: instrumentation in optical astronomy, analysis of data and image processing, and observational techniques. Using real data, the student will develop the ability to plan observations and produce a final scientific result. The course will emphasize the capabilities and limitations of optical observations, and provide insight into current research.


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