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TÄHT7020 Radio Astronomy Instrumentation and Interferometry 6 ECTS
Organised by
Person in charge
Kaj Wiik
Preceding studies
The knowledge of Fourier transforms is an obligatory prerequisite.

Learning outcomes

Basic knowledge of radio astronomical instrumentation and interferometric imaging.


Radio astronomical instrumentation, methods and research. Theory and practice of interferometric imaging with an emphasis on VLBI.

Teaching methods

Teaching method Contact Online
Lectures 24 h 0 h

Teaching language


Modes of study

Option 1
Available for:
  • Degree Programme Students
  • Other Students
  • Doctoral Students
  • Exchange Students
Written exam
  • In English
Written exam


Numeric 0-5.

Recommended year of study

4. year spring
5. year spring

Study materials

Parts of books K.Rohlfs: Tools of Radio Astronomy, Springer-Verlag 1996. Very Long Baseline interferometry and the VLBA. ASP Conference Series, Vol. 82, 1995 (http://www.cv. nrao.edu/vlbabook/),

M.Reid: Low-Noise Systems in the Deep Space Network, Jet Propulsion LaboratoryCalifornia Institute of Technology (http://descanso.jpl.nasa.gov/Monograph/mono.cfm),

Synthesis Imaging in Radio Astronomy II:

Further information

Not offered 2013-2014.

Belongs to following study modules

Department of Physics and Astronomy
Department of Physics and Astronomy
Advanced Studies in Astronomy (Obligatory courses) (Programme of Physical Sciences)
Archived Teaching Schedule. Please refer to current Teaching Shedule.
Implementation details are unavailable.
Department of Physics and Astronomy
DP in Physical Sciences
Finnish Study Modules