Uusi opinto-opas (sisältäen myös opetusohjelmat) lukuvuodelle 2018-2019 sijaitsee osoitteessa https://opas.peppi.utu.fi . Tältä sivustolta löytyvät enää vanhat opinto-oppaat ja opetusohjelmat.

The new study guide (incl. teaching schedules) for academic year 2018-2019 can be found at https://studyguide.utu.fi. This site contains only previous years' guides.

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Archived Curricula Guide 2013–2014
Curricula Guide is archieved. Please refer to current Curricula Guides
TÄHT7011 Science with ESO telescopes 4 ECTS
Organised by
Person in charge
Silja Pohjolainen
Planned organizing times
Period(s) I II III IV
2013–2014 X X
Preceding studies
Recommended: basic physics and astrophysics

Learning outcomes

Good knowledge of ESO-related space research and astronomy using optical, near-infrared and radio wavelengths.


Introduction to ESO telescopes and instrumentation, e.g.,
La Silla, Paranal, APEX, VST, VISTA, ALMA, E-ELT, and instruments like SOFI, EFOSC2, HARPS, WFI, CRIRES, FLAMES, HAWK-1, FORS, VISIR, SINFONI, ISAAC, UVES, VIMOS, NACO, AMBER, MIDI, X-Shooter, VLTI, SHFI, LABOCA, and SABOCA. Basic facts about proposal writing and observing tools.
Highlights of discoveries and science with each telescope/instrument.

Teaching methods

Teaching method Contact Online
Lectures 28 h 0 h

Teaching language


Modes of study

Option 1
Available for:
  • Degree Programme Students
  • Other Students
  • Doctoral Students
  • Exchange Students
Participation in classroom work
  • In English
Oral exam
  • In English
Participation in classroom work and Oral presentation


Numeric 0-5.

Recommended year of study

5th yr or graduate studies. Periods III-IV. The course is offered every year.

Study materials

Lecture notes

Belongs to following study modules

Department of Physics and Astronomy
Department of Physics and Astronomy
Archived Teaching Schedule. Please refer to current Teaching Shedule.
Department of Physics and Astronomy
DP in Physical Sciences
Finnish Study Modules