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Astro 426/526

Optics and Instrumentation

Fall 2019

 

Class Meeting Times

Mondays and Wednesdays 4:00pm - 5:15pm, Physics and Astronomy Room 184 

 

Textbooks

Measuring the Universe: A Multiwavelength Perspective by George H. Rieke

Practical Statistics for Astronomers by J. V. Wall and C. R. Jenkins

 

 Syllabus

syllabus526_fa2019.pdf

 

WeekLecture MaterialReadingAssignments
1none
2
  • Chapter 1 (pages 1-22), Measuring the Universe
  • COBE FIRAS
3
  • no class Monday Sept. 2 (Labor Day Holiday)
  • Chapter 2 (pages 25-55), Measuring the Universe
HW #1 posted on Learn, due Sept. 9