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ASTR 56700 - Observational Techniques In Astronomy
Credit Hours: 3.00. (PHYS 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.

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