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ASTR 485. Workshop: Observational Astronomy

Credits: 1
Department: Astronomy
Description: Designs of small telescopes and their operation, techniques for locating and observing astronomical objects with a small telescope.
Prerequisites: ASTR 205 or consent
Semester Offered: Summer
Grading Method: ABCDF

Student Learning Outcomes

1. Operate an array of available telescopes and binoculars.
2. Locate and identify astronomical objects using star charts and coordinate schemes.
3. Compare and contrast telescopic designs and their uses.






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