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2012-2013 Undergraduate Bulletin 
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ASTR 3030/3031 - Methods and Instrumentation in Astronomy (and lab)

Prerequisite: PHYS 2020/2021  or 2020/2021 ; Corequisite: ASTR 3031
Detailed introduction to the techniques and instrumentation used in modern observational astronomy.  Includes astronomical sources, observational limits, telescopes, atmospheric effects, spectrographs, single-channel detectors and advanced solid-state detectors of all types.