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PHY8001 Observational Astronomy

Short Description: Observational Astronomy
Units : 2
Faculty or Section : Faculty of Health, Engineering and Sciences
School or Department : School of Agric, Comp and Environ Sciences
Student contribution band : Band 2
ASCED code : 010303 - Astronomy
Grading basis : Graded

Other requisites

Students must be enrolled in the course via USQ Professional Development or via the MSCN.

Students who have enrolled in or completed PHY2204 cannot enrol in this course.

Students will require access to e-mail and internet access to UConnect for this course.

Synopsis

This course introduces the science, techniques and technology of observational astronomy. Topics include astronomical observing, astrometry, photometry, spectroscopy, telescopes, optics, detectors and data analysis. Additional topics develop technical skills through the use of assignments.

Course offers

Semester Mode Campus
Semester 1, 2019 Online