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ASTR567 — Fall 2021

ASTR567: Observational Techniques In Astronomy

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Offering:

3 Credits; typically offered Fall semester

Prerequisites:

PHYS342 or PHYS344

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Description:

(phys567) Fundamental concepts in observational astronomy, including coordinate and time systems, telescopes and detectors, radiation and optics, and methods of statistical data analysis.

Instructor(s):

MILISAVLJEVIC, DANNY

Email:

dmilisav@purdue.edu

Textbook(s) for Fall 2021

Title Author Edition ISBN Publisher Req/Opt Notes
Astrophysical Techniques Christopher R. Kitchin 2014 978-1466511156 CRC Press Optional Students may download free of charge using the Purdue libraries and Information Studies website
To Measure the Sky Frederick R. Chromey 9780521763868 Cambridge University Press Optional Students may download free of charge using the Purdue libraries and School of Information Technology website.
Astronomical Measurements Andy Lawrence 2014 ed 978-3662509067 Springer Praxis Books Required Students can download the e-book free of charge

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