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PHY480: Selected Topics in Astronomy

Examines areas of special interest in astronomy and astrophysics, including: telescopes and electronic imaging equipment, multifrequency analysis of deep sky imagery, and more.

This course examines selected topics of special interest in astronomy and astrophysics, including: telescopes and electronic imaging equipment, multifrequency analysis of deep sky imagery, the study of open clusters, nebulae, and solar system objects. Students use the full range of equipment at Grainger Observatory, located on the Exeter campus, and pursue independent projects throughout the term.