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PHY2204 Astronomical Techniques

Short Description: Astronomical Techniques
Units : 1
Faculty or Section : Faculty of Health, Engineering and Sciences
School or Department : School of Sciences
Student contribution band : Band 2
ASCED code : 010303 - Astronomy
Grading basis : Graded

Requisites

Pre-requisite: PHY1104 and PHY1911

Synopsis

This course introduces the science, techniques and technology of observational astronomy and astrophysics. Topics include astronomical observing, astrometry, photometry, spectroscopy, telescopes, optics, detectors and data analysis. Additional topics develop technical skills through the use of assignments. Data obtained from USQ's Mt Kent Observatory is made available to students enrolled in this course, to provide an opportunity for learning practical skills used in astronomical and space sciences.

Course offers

Semester Mode Campus
Semester 1, 2020 Online
Date printed 27 October 2020