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Fall 2016
Feb 20, 2024
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PHYS 56700 - Observational Techniques In Astronomy
Credit Hours: 3.00. (ASTR 56700) Fundamental concepts in observational astronomy, including coordinate and time systems, telescopes and detectors, radiation and optics, and methods of statistical data analysis. Typically offered Fall.
3.000 Credit hours

Syllabus Available
Levels: Graduate, Professional, Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture

Offered By: College of Science
Department: Physics and Astronomy

Course Attributes:
Upper Division

May be offered at any of the following campuses:     
      West Lafayette

Learning Outcomes: 1. Gain knowledge and skills needed to carry out the major steps involved in astrophysical research, including literature research and formulation of a project. 2. Identification of suitable telescope and detector. 3. Planning of observations. 4. Reduction of data and analysis/hypothesis testing. 5. Publication in a professional journal.

May not be enrolled as the following Classifications:     
      Sophomore: 45 - 59 hours
      Sophomore: 30 - 44 hours
      Freshman: 0 - 14 hours
      Freshman: 15 - 29 hours

GR-PHYS 34200 Course

General Requirements:
Course or Test: PHYS 34200
Minimum Grade of D-
May not be taken concurrently.  )
Course or Test: PHYS 34400
Minimum Grade of D-
May not be taken concurrently.  )

Student Attribute: GR
May not be taken concurrently. )

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