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CS92PROD
Modern Observational Techniques
ASTR 222
Spring 2014 not offered
Crosslisting: ASTR 522

This course reviews the practices of modern observational astronomy, focusing primarily on techniques employed in the optical bands. Topics will include a description of the use of digital detectors for imaging, photometry, and spectroscopy in a wide variety of applications. Data acquisition, image processing, and data analysis methods will be discussed. In particular, students will gain hands-on experience with the analysis of data obtained from both ground- and satellite-based observatories. An introduction to the relevant error analysis methods is included.
Credit: .5 Gen Ed Area Dept: NSM ASTR
Course Format: LectureGrading Mode: Graded
Level: UGRD Prerequisites: ASTR211
Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (ASTR)(SISP)

Last Updated on OCT-20-2019
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