Apr 23, 2018  
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog
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AST 310 Astronomical Techniques (3 credits)

Hours: 2 classroom + 2 lab/studio
Prerequisite(s): PHY 224  or PHY 213 , and MAT 129  or MAT 227 .
Taught: Variable, check with department
Lecture/lab course introduces the techniques of observational astronomy. Topics may include: celestial sphere, coordinate systems, time measurements, charts, catalogs and databases, spherical trigonometry, optical telescopes, atmospheric effects, detectors and calibration, astronomical photometry, spectroscopy and spectrographs, and astronomical imaging.
Repeatable: No



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