Courses: Observational Optical Astronomy (ASTRH313C01)
One credit, full year course. Several observing projects that involve using a CCD camera on a 16-inch Schmidt-Cassegrain telescope. Projects include spectroscopy; variable star photometry; H-alpha imaging; imaging and photometry of galaxies and star cluster; instruction in the use of image processing software and CCD camera operation. Students work in groups of two with minimal faculty supervision. Formal reports are required.
Prerequisites: Astronomy 205a.
Fulfills: NA +