University of Calgary

ASPH 307 - Introduction to Observational Astrophysics - Winter 2024

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 305.


  • Credit for Astrophysics 307 and 507 will not be allowed.


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