PY 125: Astronomy Laboratory

Instructor: Bruno Jungwiert
Credits: 1
GEP: Natural Science

*Co-requisite: PY 123: Stellar and Galactic Astronomy

Course Description

This course will teach you the basics about the light, and electromagnetic radiation in general.

You’ll also study the sky and astronomical instruments from the smallest to the largest telescopes, not forgetting the oldest tool for celestial observation – our eyes.
A visit to the Astronomical Institute of the Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic, the largest institute of astronomy country, and the astronomical observatory in Ondřejov (25 miles from Prague) will be included in the course.