PHY241 - Observational Astronomy

Dr Stuart Littlefair


Contact Details

Phone: 0114 22 24525
Room: E47


Module Summary

This module aims to equip astrophysics dual students with the skills and understanding to plan, obtain and analyse optical imaging data of astronomical objects. Topics include astronomical telescopes, instrumentation, electronic detectors and data analysis in the Python programming language. The course includes collection and analysis of observations with the 0.4m Hicks telescope.

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