2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog

ASTR 386 Advanced Observational Astronomy

The development of methods used to compute stellar positions, distances, motions, temperatures, and luminosities will be reviewed and applied. Astronomical instruments, in the context of their use in observational astronomy, will be discussed and used. The topics of astronomical astrometry, photometry, and spectroscopy along with image acquisition and processing of CCD images will be discussed. 

Prerequisite: ASTR 332.