Course Schedule - Spring Semester 2021

     

ASTR 230 001 (CRN: 20005)

ASTRONOMY LAB

Long Title: ASTRONOMY LAB
Department: Physics and Astronomy
Instructor: Hartigan, Patrick M.
Meeting: 6:30PM - 7:50PM T HBH 254 (25-JAN-2021 - 30-APR-2021) 
Session: Full Term
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Course Type: Laboratory
Language of Instruction: Taught in English
Method of Instruction: Face to Face
Credit Hours: 3
Course Syllabus:
Course Materials: Rice Campus Store
 
Restrictions:
Must be enrolled in one of the following Level(s):
Undergraduate Professional
Visiting Undergraduate
Undergraduate
Section Max Enrollment: 0 (permission required) Instructor Permission Required
Section Enrolled: 4
Enrollment data as of: 14-APR-2021 9:04AM
 
Additional Fees: None
 
Final Exam: No Final Exam
Final Exam Time:
9-MAY-2021  
9:00AM - 12:00PM U TBA TBA
 
Description: A hands-on introduction to modern techniques of observational astronomy. Students use telescopes, CCDs, and computers to obtain and analyze their own images and spectra of solar system, galactic, and extragalactic objects. The course employs the campus observatory, dark sky observing sites, and state of the art data analysis software.