SIERRA COLLEGE
ASTRONOMY DEPARTMENT

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.

CONTENTS
Spring 2017 Semester

 

Class Handouts

Exams and Answer Keys

Lab Exercises

Student Performance

 


 

 

Please Note: All links below are for Rocklin On-Campus Students. Online students should follow the "Login for Online Students" link to gain access to their course materials.

 

 

Class Handouts/ Lecture Notes/ References

Astronomy 14 Canvas Website: Canvas login

Exams and Answer Keys

  • Items to be added at commencement of classes

Lab Exercises

  • Items to be added at commencement of classes

Student Performance Spring Semester 2017


 

 


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