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Summer Semester 2018
Feb 24, 2024
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PHYS 3252 - Astrophysics: Observations
Astronomy is fundamentally an observational science and as such it is important for practitioners to understand how their data are collected and analyzed. This course is therefore a comprehensive review of current observational techniques and instruments, aimed at advanced undergraduates, as well as graduate students focusing on astrophysics research. This class introduces students to the capabilities and limitations of different types of instruments while exploring the sources and types of noise and providing statistical tools necessary for interpreting observational data. Prerequisites: PHYS 2252 and consent of instructor.
4.000 Credit hours
4.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Graduate, Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture

Physics and Astronomy Department

May not be enrolled in one of the following Colleges:     
      Colorado Women's College
      University College

Undergraduate level PHYS 2252 Minimum Grade of D-

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