Astronomy 14 - Astrophotography and Imaging

Course Description: Basic principles and practices of astrophotography and image processing. Astronomical observations and data collection associated with the use of telescopes, binoculars, computers, cameras, and other related equipment. Development of observational techniques and data analysis procedures for the study of the outdoor sky with related indoor experiments and studies. Particular emphasis placed on quantitative and qualitative analysis of a variety of astronomical data collected with 35mm and CCD digital cameras. About 5 nights of observing are required.  [Units: 3; Transfer: CSU/UC]

Course Prerequisite: Astronomy 2, Astronomy 5, Astronomy 10.

Course Advisory: Completion of English 50 strongly recommended.

Fall 2017 Semester


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Astronomy 14 Canvas Website: Canvas login

Exams and Answer Keys

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Lab Exercises

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Student Performance Fall Semester 2017


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