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ASTR 470 : Observational Techniques in Astronomy

Prerequisites: ASTR 300; ASTR 301 recommended; CSC 309 strongly recommended; all with grades of C- or better.
Description: Astronomical instrumentation and data analysis; statistical analysis, CCD photometry, spectroscopy, image processing, instrument design. Paired with ASTR 770. Students who have completed ASTR 770 may not take ASTR 470 for credit. Classwork, 2 unit; laboratory, 1 unit.
Units: 3
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