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ASTR UN3646 Observational Astronomy. 3 points.

Prerequisites: one year of general astronomy

Introduction to the basic techniques used in obtaining and analyzing astronomical data. Focus on 'ground-based' methods at optical, infrared, and radio wavelengths. Regular use of the telescope facilities atop the roof of the Pupin Labs and at Harriman Observatory. The radio-astronomy portion consists mostly of computer labs, In research projects, students also work on the analysis of data obtained at National Observatories.

Spring 2019: ASTR UN3646
Course Number Section/Call Number Times/Location Instructor Points Enrollment
ASTR 3646 001/22651 Th 7:00pm - 9:30pm
1402 Pupin Laboratories
David Schiminovich 3 22/25