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8.282J Introduction to Astronomy | Physics
Introduction to Astronomy provides a quantitative introduction to the physics of the solar system, stars, the interstellar medium, the galaxy, and the universe, as determined from a variety of astronomical observations and models.
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12.409 Hands-On Astronomy: Observing Stars and Planets | Earth, Atmospheric, and Planetary Sciences
This class introduces the student to the use of small telescopes, either for formal research or as a hobby. This course covers background for and techniques of visual observation, electronic imaging, and spectroscopy of the Moon, planets, satellites, stars, and brighter deep-space objects. Weekly outdoor observing sessions using 8-inch diameter telescopes when weather permits. Indoor sessions introduce needed skills. Introduction to contemporary observational astronomy including astronomical computing, image and data processing, and how astronomers work. Student must maintain a careful and complete written log which is graded. (Limited enrollment with priority to freshmen. Consumes an entire evening each week; 100% attendance at observing sessions required to pass.)
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8.282J Introduction to Astronomy | Syllabus
This section contains the course text, grading criteria and optional aspects of the course.
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8.282J Introduction to Astronomy | Exams
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8.282J Introduction to Astronomy | Assignments
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8.282J Introduction to Astronomy | Readings
Readings refer to: Amazon logo Zeilik, Michael, and Stephen A. Gregory.
Introductory Astronomy and Astrophysics. 2, Greek Astronomy,
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8.282J Introduction to Astronomy | Related Resources
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8.282J Introduction to Astronomy | Download Course Materials
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8.282J Introduction to Astronomy | Study Materials
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12.409 Hands-On Astronomy: Observing Stars and Planets | Syllabus
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