observational astronomy syllabus

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Syllabus ASTRON0086 Observational Astronomy (3 Units) Instructor: Dr. John W. Stein Contact Information: jstein@pitt.edu Lecture Component: Location: Allen Hall 104 Time: 6:00 - 6:50 PM Mon and Thur. Observing Component Location: Allegheny Observatory (Bus transportation is provided) Time: 7:00-10:30 PM Mon or Thur. (Depending on section) Bus Schedule: Depart Allen Hall @ 7:00 PM Depart Observatory @ 10:30 Materials: Text: Arny, T.T., Explorations, An Introduction to Astronomy (4 Ed.) , McGraw-Hill. th Software: Starry Night Professional Edition (Comes with the text.) Course Description: Catalog: This course is for students who have a desire to become familiar with the nature and motions of celestial objects in the night sky and techniques to observe them. The course will be given at a level suitable for both science and non-science majors who want to learn how to use a telescope and enjoy observational and practical astronomy. More Specifically:
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This note was uploaded on 04/16/2008 for the course ASTRON 0086 taught by Professor Johnstein during the Fall '08 term at Pittsburgh.

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