Observational astronomy 300

Modulekode PHY 300
Kwalifikasie Undergraduate
Fakulteit Faculty of Natural and Agricultural Sciences

Structure of the universe, navigation of the sky, spherical geometry, optical, radio and high energy physics and sources, instruments, practical observational skills, data recording, analysis, interpretation (signal and image processing, noise, calibration, error analysis). Project: A selected project in either optical or radio astronomy, resulting in a formal report and a presentation.

Modulekrediete 36.00
NQF Level 07
Prerequisites PHY 210, PHY 255 and PHY 263
Contact time 2 discussion classes per week, 2 practicals per week, 4 lectures per week
Language of tuition Module is presented in English
Department Physics
Period of presentation Semester 1

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