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SPST633 - Astronomical Instrumentation


This course examines the design and construction of astronomical instruments, including mechanical design and machining, optics and commensurate optical system design, and both real-time and near-real time computer control. UV, X-ray, and gamma-ray spectrum instrumentation will also be addressed.






Schedule of Classes

Registration Dates Course Dates Session
10/29/18 - 03/29/19 04/01/19 - 05/26/19 Spring 2019 Session B - 8 Week session
01/28/19 - 06/28/19 07/01/19 - 08/25/19 Summer 2019 Session B - 8 Week session

Course Materials

Previous Syllabi

Book Title: The Telescope: Its History, Technology, and Future
ISBN: 9780691129792
Publication Info: Princeton University Press
Author: Geoff Anderson
Unit Cost: $48.13
Electronic ISBN: N/A
Electronic Unit Cost: N/A