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Syllabus for AST 4723C Techniques of Observational Astronomy II Fall 2010 Course Information Instructor: Anthony Gonzalez TA: Amanda Townsend Office: 318 Bryant Office: 319 Bryant Email: anthony@astro.ufl.edu Email: ajtownsend@astro.ufl.edu Phone: 392-2052 x233 Phone: 392-2052 x281 Office Hours: Tuesday 2:45-4:30pm Office Hours: Thursday 12:30-1:30pm Class Periods and Locations: Lecture: Tuesday 1:55-2:45pm in BRT 3 Lecture/Lab: Thursday 5:10-10:10pm in BRT 7 Required materials: A bound lab notebook (not a 3-ring binder). Bring your notebook to lab every week. Suggested References: Linux in a Nutshell (Siever) Linux Pocket Guide (Barrett) Fundamentals of Astronomy (C. Barbieri; chapters 16-17) Practical IDL Programming (Gumley) I have requested that these books be placed on reserve in Marston science library. Course web page: http://www.astro.ufl.edu/~anthony/ (click on AST4723C on menu) Grading Policy : The relative weighting of assignments in determining final grades is as follows. 25% Tutorials and Lab Exercises (Linux, IRAF, IDL, DS9, SM, Data Archives) 10% Imaging and Photometry Lab 10% Spectroscopy Lab 50% Independent Research Project 5% TAC Review Class participation and additional analysis beyond the stated requirements will be considered as a basis for extra credit. Lab notebooks will be due each week on Monday at 5pm and will be returned on Thursday at the start of class. For the independent research project, the breakdown
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