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Unformatted text preview: Astronomy 890 Syllabus for Spring Quarter 2008 Prof. Martini Page 1 of 1 Astronomy 890 Astronomical Instrumentation Spring Quarter 2008 Syllabus Lectures: W, 3:30-4:48am, 4054 McPherson Lab Professor: Paul Martini Office: 4021 McPherson Lab (292-8632) Office Hours: whenever my door is open (or by appointment) E-Mail: martini@astronomy.ohio-state.edu Guest Speakers: Rick Pogge, Bruce Atwood, and Tom OBrien Recommended Textbook: None, although there will be numerous handouts, as well as suggested readings on the cource web site. Course Web Page: http://www.astronomy.ohio-state.edu/~martini/Astro890/index.html Course Objectives Astronomy 890 is a Topical Seminar Course. In Spring 2008 the topic will be Astronomical Instrumentation. The goal of the seminar is to provide a sufficient background in modern instrumentation to become a better observer, as well as teach the tools one would need to turn a science case into an instrument concept. The material covered in the seminar will therefore be focused on case into an instrument concept....
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This note was uploaded on 07/17/2008 for the course ASTRO 890 taught by Professor Martini during the Spring '08 term at Ohio State.

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