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TÄHT7037 Methods of observational astrophysics I 6 ECTS
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Language of instruction
Type or level of studies
Advanced studies
Course unit descriptions in the curriculum
MDP in Astronomy and Space Physics
Department of Physics and Astronomy

Learning outcomes

After completing the course the students be able to:
(1) Plan and carry-out observations with a professional telescope;
(2) Run the commonly used astronomical data reduction and analysis software to produce fully reduced calibrated data of the most common observing modes;
(3) Analyze the data and report the results in the context of the relevant astrophysical science question;
(4) Produce a written report

Teacher responsible

Seppo Mattila

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7-Nov-2016 – 12-Nov-2016
Lectures 15 h
Intensive course at Tuorla
Exercises 40 h