Astronomy and AstrophysicsASTR 257 Observational Astronomy

Introduction to ;observational astronomy with a multi-day field trip to Lick Observatory. Students learn the fundamentals of planning and executing observational projects, manipulating and interpreting raw astronomical data with standard tools and algorithms, presenting their observations in a standard written format that is appropriate for publication, and observatory operations and career paths.

Requirements

Designed for graduate students; available to qualified undergraduate astrophysics majors by instructor permission.

Credits

5

Instructor

A. Skemer