University of Calgary

ASPH 307 - Introduction to Observational Astrophysics - Fall 2013

Lectures and practical laboratory sessions in observational astronomy. Students will collect, reduce, and interpret astronomical data, develop an understanding of telescopes, instruments, and detectors; reduction and analysis methods; simulations and model fitting; data and error analysis. Observations will be carried out at the Rothney Astrophysical Observatory and/or the main campus.
This course may not be repeated for credit.


  • H(3-3)


  • Astrophysics 213 or Astronomy 207 or 209 is recommended but not required as a prerequisite. Also known as: (formerly Astrophysics 507)


  • Physics 211 or 221 or 227 or Engineering 202 and Physics 255 or 259 or 323.


This course will be offered next in Fall 2014.
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