*Phys 2061: Telescopes and Instruments
*Phys 2062: Astronomy with Digital Cameras
*Phys 2063: Observing Intensive [Mt.Evans, summer]
Student Astronomy Lab. . .
. . . Mt.Evans Observatory
CURRENT OBSERVING LISTS
Access to internet telescopes
Next scheduled/planned offerings: [winter/spring quarters & summers] 2
quarter seq. and summer short courses at Mt.Evans
Goals of this course include developing facility
and experience with telescopes, computers, methods, catalogs, libraries,
instruments (CCD cameras in particular) and assorted contents of the
universe; use of the *NEW* Student Astronomy Lab
telescope for variable star monitoring, plus use of the 20 inch Alvan
Clark refractor for measurments, observing and public instruction. Lots of
reading, a series of homework based on problem sets in the textbook,
observing projects. This course prepares students for summer research
projects at all Student and Mt.Evans Observatories. More details to
follow soon... Classes and Indep Study avail. in summer term (@Mt.Evans).
Contact Prof. Stencel with questions.
the DU Observatories: Chamberlin and Mt.Evans.
Astronomy project Expectations
Current (recent) student websites:
Some prior projects:
Karin, Interacting Galaxies 2
Craig, Eclipsing Binaries
Brian, Eruptive Variables
Bucky, Cataclysmic Variables
Matt, Comets and Supernovae
Therese, Variable Stars
Rebecca, CCD Calibrations
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DU ASTRONOMY HOMEPAGE
Contact Prof. Stencel
Keywords: telescopes, astronomy, astrophysics, CCD, observatory,
spectroscopy, polarimetry, optical, infrared...