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PHYS 361 - Observational Astrophysics

Course Description: 

This lecture/lab class covers the basics of multiwavelength observational astrophysics. Topics covered include statistical analysis techniques, multi-wavelength telescope design, instrument design (including CCDs, spectrographs and PMTs), and best practices applicable in different observational bands.

Credit: 

(3-1-4)

Attributes: 

(N)

Prerequisite: 

[(CHEM 122 with min. grade of D) OR (CHEM 124 with min. grade of D)] AND [(PHYS 221 with min. grade of D)]

Corequisite: 

None