ASTRO 501 - Modern Astronomical Techniques
Section: 001
Term: WN 2018
Subject: Astronomy (ASTRO)
Department: LSA Astronomy
Credits:
3
Requirements & Distribution:
BS
Advisory Prerequisites:
Graduate standing and permission of instructor.
BS:
This course counts toward the 60 credits of math/science required for a Bachelor of Science degree.
Repeatability:
May not be repeated for credit.
Primary Instructor:

The physical, mathematical, and practical methods of modern astronomical observations at all wavelengths are covered at a level that prepares students to comprehend published data and prepare for their own observations. Major topics include: noise sources and astrophysical backgrounds; astronomical optics and aberrations; the physical basis of coherent and incoherent photon detectors; design and use of imaging, spectroscopic, and polarimetric instruments; coordinate and filter systems; antenna theory; aperture synthesis and image reconstruction techniques; and further topics of interest at the discretion of the instructor.

ASTRO 501 - Modern Astronomical Techniques
Schedule Listing
001 (LEC)
P
32240
Open
25
 
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MW 10:00AM - 11:30AM
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