Observational Astrophysics I, 5 credits
Academic year 2022/2023
Spring 2023, 33%, Campus
Start date: 20 March 2023
End date: 4 June 2023
Application deadline: 17 October 2022
Application code: UU-63035 Application
Language of instruction: The course will be taught in English, if needed
Selection: All qualified applicants will be admitted.
Registration: 6 March 2023 – 19 March 2023
Entry requirements: 30 credits in mathematics and 60 credits in physics, Astrophysics I or the equivalent.
If you are not a citizen of a European Union (EU) or European Economic Area (EEA) country, or Switzerland, you are required to pay application or tuition fees. Formal exchange students will be exempted from tuition fees, as well as the application fee. Read more about fees.
Application fee: SEK 900
Tuition fee, first semester: SEK 10,833
Tuition fee, total: SEK 10,833
Please note: Self studies in the case of few participants.
About the course
The course gives an introduction to the modern ground- and space-based telescopes. Astronomical coordinate systems. Observational methods including direct imaging, photometry, spectroscopy and interferometry. Different telescope/instrumentation/detector configurations. Observational experiments, calibrations and data reductions, both on a theoretical level and experimentally with the Westerlund Telescope at the Ångström Laboratory in Uppsala, Sweden.
Department of Physics and Astronomy
Ångströmlaboratoriet, Lägerhyddsvägen 1
Box 516, 751 20 UPPSALA
Telephone: +46 18 471 35 21