Courses: Advanced Topics: Observational Astronomy (ASTRH341A01)

Fall 2010

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 clusters; 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 205

Fulfills: NA II

Location

Haverford, Obsr

Meeting Times

M 7:30-10:00pm