Observational Astrophysics II / Observationell astrofysik II (1FA211), 10 points
Start: August 30th, 2017, room 1367
Teachers: Nikolai Piskunov and Oleg Kochukhov, Dept. of Physics and Astronomy
Goals: Understand how modern telescopes, astronomical instrumentation and detector work. Learn about observing techniques and data reduction methods.
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 instrumentation and astronomical interferometry.
Requirements for passing: attend most of the lectures (10%), do the homework (30%), successfully complete and turn in lab exercises (30%) and take the exam (30%). This will result in 10 points.
Schedule can be found here
Written exam will happen in the end of October
Lecture Notes and Exercises