**Observational
Astrophysics I (1FA203-V16)**, 5 points (hp)

Start: Wednesday, January 25th, 2017, Ångström room 4005, 13:15

Teachers: Nikolai Piskunov, Oleg Kochukhov and Kjell Lundgren, Dept. of Physics and Astronomy

email:Nikolai.Piskunov-at-physics.uu.se

Goals:
Understand how modern telescopes, astronomical instrumentation and detector
work. Learn about observing techniques and methods, data reduction and future developments.

Structure:
The course consists of 2 parts: General information about telescopes, telescope
optics and mechanics and Observational techniques and data reduction. The
second part will introduce various astronomical instruments and tools including
those available on the web.

Grading:
In order to complete the course students would have to attend most of the
lectures, do the home work, successfully complete and turn in lab exercises and
take the exam. This will result in 5 points.

**Lecture Notes**** and Exercises**

*Observational
lab with the BWT*