WVU Center for Astrophysics

ASTR469 – Observational Astronomy – Spring 2015

Instructor: Dr. Loren Anderson
Office: White Hall G063
Office phone: 304-293-4884
email: loren.anderson@mail.wvu.edu

Lectures: MWF 12:30-1:20

Office Hours: MWF after class, and by appointment.

Syllabus
ASTR469_Syllabus

Lecture Slides
ASTR469_lecture01_Background
ASTR469_lecture02_Introduction
ASTR469_lecture03_Motion_of_Night_Sky
ASTR469_lecture04_Coordinate_Systems (w/typos fixed)
ASTR469_lecture06_Time_Planning_Observations
ASTR469_lecture08_Magnitudes_etc
ASTR469_lecture11_Telescopes_Optics_Basics
ASTR469_lecture13_Spectroscopy
ASTR469_lecture15_Atmosphere_Effects
ASTR469_lecture21_Monte_Carlo

Lecture Notes
ASTR469_lecture02_Introduction_Notes
ASTR469_lecture04_Coordindate_Systems_Notes
ASTR469_lecture06_Time_Planning_Observations_Notes
ASTR469_lecture07_Photometry_Intro_Notes
ASTR469_lecture08_Magnitudes_etc_Notes
ASTR469_lecture09_Photometry_Notes
ASTR469_lecture11_Telescopes_Optics_Basics_Notes
ASTR469_lecture13_Spectroscopy_Notes
ASTR469_lecture15_Atmosphere_Effects_Notes
ASTR469_lecture16_Radio_Notes
ASTR469_lecture17_High_Energy_Notes
ASTR469_lecture18_uncertainties_intro_notes
ASTR469_lecture20_regression_chi2_notes
ASTR469_lecture21_Monte_Carlo_notes
ASTR469_lecture22_LaTeX_notes
ASTR469_lecture23_Python(again)_notes (text)
ASTR469_lecture23_Python(again)_notes (pdf)

Homework
ASTR469_HW1
ASTR469_HW2
ASTR469_HW3
pleides_phot
ASTR469_HW4
ASTR469_HW5
astr469_gbt.zip

Projects
ASTR469_project1

Resources
HEASARC Coordinate Converter
LST Calculator
LST Calculator 2

GBT Observations
W3_WISE_large
W3_WISE
W3_CGPS

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