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Cornell University    
 
    
 
  Dec 18, 2017
 
Courses of Study 2016-2017 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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ASTRO 4410 - Experimental Astronomy


(PBS-AS)      
Fall. 4 credits.

Prerequisite: PHYS 2214 /PHYS 2218  or PHYS 3310  or PHYS 3360 , PHYS 3323 /PHYS 3327  (or co-registration).

J. Cordes, J. Lloyd.

Observational astrophysics. Major experiments involve techniques in CCD (charge-coupled-device) imaging, optical photometry, optical spectroscopy, radiometry, radio spectroscopy and radio astronomy. The experiments involve use of the Hartung-Boothroyd Observatory’s 24-inch telescope, a laboratory two-element radio interferometer, and a radio telescope mounted on top of the Space Sciences Building. The laboratory covers the fundamentals of using astronomical instrumentation and data analysis as applied to celestial phenomena: asteroids, normal stars, supernova remnants, globular clusters, planetary nebulae, the interstellar medium, OH masers, and galaxies.



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