Astronomical Photometry (ASTR 213.3)

Recent/Current Offerings

Syllabus / Public content Section Term Instructor
ASTR 213 01 September 2016 Stanley Shadick (primary instructor)
ASTR 213 03 September 2016 Stanley Shadick (primary instructor)

Description

An introduction to the use of telescopes for photometric studies of variable stars, exoplanets, asteroids and star clusters. Astronomical coordinate systems and techniques for measurement of stellar distances and ages will be discussed. Evening labs will acquaint students with the use of several CCD cameras and telescopes.

Prerequisite(s)

One of ASTR 113, PHYS 115 or 155.

Note

Students with credit for ASTR 212 may not take this course for credit. Offered in 2014-2015, then in alternate years.

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