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2013-2014 Undergraduate Catalog 
2013-2014 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

PHYS 3380 - Observational Astronomy

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Prerequisite: PHYS 3310  or consent of instructor. How astronomical data is collected and analyzed. Topics include design and use of optical, radio and gamma ray telescopes. Analysis of data from these types of telescopes using standard computer software that professional astronomers use for research. Methods of analysis include spectroscopy, photometry, polarimetry and image processing. Course fee $15. Spring of even years.