ASTR 302 - Observational Astronomy

Introduction to observational astronomy. Topics include night sky observing skills, celestial coordinate and time systems, planning astronomical observing sessions, astronomical telescopes and instruments, basic digital imaging, image processing and analysis. Designed for astronomy educators and amateur astronomers. Prerequisite: ASTR 120.

College: Sciences and Humanities
Hours: 3
Permission: Y
Prerequisite: ASTR 120
Co-requisite: none