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2018-2019 Undergraduate Bulletin 
    
2018-2019 Undergraduate Bulletin [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

AST 3002 - Techniques in Astronomical Spectroscopy (3)


When Offered: Spring. Odd-numbered years
A study of advanced techniques of modern astronomical spectroscopy. Lecture topics include basic and advanced stellar spectrograph designs, stellar spectral classification, and applications of spectroscopic data to the determination of radial velocities and chemical abundances. Observations will be conducted at the campus observatory, emphasizing the use of the techniques studied in the lecture. Lecture two hours, laboratory two hours.
Prerequisite: AST 2001 .