Observational Astrophysics I 2020/2021 (5 credits)

Spring 2021, 33 %, Campus

Start date: 23 March 2021

End date: 6 June 2021

Application Deadline: 15 October 2020

Enrolment Code: UU-63035 Application

Language of Instruction: The course will be taught in English, if needed

Location: Uppsala

Selection: All qualified applicants will be admitted.

Entry Requirements: 30 credits in mathematics and 60 credits in physics, Astrophysics I or the equivalent.

Fees:

If you are not a citizen of a European Union (EU) or European Economic Area (EEA) country, or Switzerland, you are required to pay application or tuition fees. Formal exchange students will be exempted from tuition fees, as well as the application fee. Read more about fees.

Application Fee: SEK 900

Tuition fee, first semester: SEK 10833

Tuition fee, total: SEK 10833

Please note: Self studies in the case of few participants.

About the course:

The course will give an introduction to the modern ground- and space-based telescopes. Astronomical coordinate systems. Observational methods including direct imaging, photometry, spectroscopy and interferometry. Different telescope/instrumentation/detector configurations. Observational experiments, calibrations and data reductions, both on a theoretical level and experimentally with the Westerlund Telescope at the Ångström Laboratory in Uppsala, Sweden.

More information

Contact

Department of Physics and Astronomy

Ångströmlaboratoriet, Lägerhyddsvägen 1

Box 516, 751 20 UPPSALA

Telephone: 018-471 5952

Fax: 018-471 5999

Study counsellor

E-mail: studievagledare@physics.uu.se

Telephone: +46 18 471 35 21