AST 3001 - Techniques in Astronomical Photometry

Description
A study of advanced techniques of modern astronomical photometry. Lecture topics include solid state (CCD) imaging hardware, image processing software and techniques, filters and color systems, and CCD aperture photometry. Observations will be conducted at the campus observatory, emphasizing the use of the techniques studied in the lecture. Lecture two hours, laboratory two hours. Prerequisite: AST 2001.
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Recent Semesters
Spring 2018, Spring 2016
Offered
TuTh, M
Avg. Class Size
16
Avg. Sections
2