Astronomy | Modern Observational Techniques
A305 | 0503 | K. Honeycutt
This is a one semester 4 credit hour course that has a prerequisite
of A201-A202 or A221-222, calculus, physics P201-P202 or P221-P222,
consent of instructor. This is an undergraduate "hands on" class.
The Kirkwood 12-inch refractor is the instrument used by the students
to obtain the data they are responsibility for analyzing. The
observational projects include photoelectric observations and
photoelectric photometry. CCD imaging projects are also included n
this course. In these, students are introduced to the principles and
operation of CCD imagers in conjunction with stellar photometry.