Observational Astronomy


This course covers the operation of the telescope and related observatory equipment. Emphasis is placed on the use of the telescope and related observatory equipment, including techniques of data collection, measurements, and data analysis. Upon completion, students should be able to set up a telescope and use the coordinate system to locate objects, collect data, and make measurements with the telescope.

Lecture hours 1
Lab hours 3
Credit hours 2
Prerequisites AST 111 or AST 152

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What will the student learn?

Materials needed
Text and other recommended materials.

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