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Fall 2023
Jul 19, 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.
3.000 Credit hours

Syllabus Available
Levels: Undergraduate, Graduate, Professional
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:     
      Freshman: 15 - 29 hours
      Sophomore: 45 - 59 hours
      Freshman: 0 - 14 hours
      Sophomore: 30 - 44 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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