AST325H1: Introduction to Practical Astronomy

Hours: 
39P

Through experiment and observation, develop the core skills to collect, reduce, and interpret astronomical data. Develop understanding and usage of telescopes, instruments, and detectors; reduction and analysis methods; simulations and model fitting; data and error analysis.

Prerequisite: 

AST221H1,AST222H1 (or equivalent readings, consult the instructor)

Exclusion: 
Recommended Preparation: 

basic programming/scripting, numerical techniques (e.g., through CSC108H1/​CSC148H1, CSC260H1).

Distribution Requirements: 
Science
Breadth Requirements: 
The Physical and Mathematical Universes (5)