Graduate Course Descriptions

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6740. Observational Astrophysics

3.00 credits

Prerequisites: Open to Physics graduate students; others by permission. Not open for credit to students who have passed PHYS 4740.

Grading Basis: Graded

Basic principles and techniques of observational astrophysics, from radio to optical wavelengths. Telescopes, detectors, and instrumentation, and the statistical techniques for astronomical data analysis and interpretation. Students will complete short research projects using real astronomical data.

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