PHYS 469 Observational Astronomy

Credits: 
3
Restrictions: 
Meets at Mt. Cuba Observatory in Greenville. Credit can only be received for either PHYS469 or PHYS669, not for both.
Instructor(s): 
Judith L. Provencal

Hands-on experience focusing on techniques and analysis of astronomical observation, with emphasis on CCD imaging. Topics include celestial coordinates, telescope handling, CCDs, data reduction, and data analysis.