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280527 VO PM-Astr/PM-FnNawi: Radio Astronomy (NPI) (2021W)

MIXED

Registration/Deregistration

Note: The time of your registration within the registration period has no effect on the allocation of places (no first come, first served).

Details

max. 55 participants
Language: English

Lecturers

Classes (iCal) - next class is marked with N

Die Durchführungsform der LV ist voraussichtlich hybrid. Die Lehrenden werden die Details zu Beginn des Semesters genau bekannt geben.

Wednesday 17.11. 13:15 - 16:30 Littrow-Hörsaal Astronomie Sternwarte, Türkenschanzstraße 17
Tuesday 23.11. 13:15 - 14:45 Littrow-Hörsaal Astronomie Sternwarte, Türkenschanzstraße 17
Wednesday 24.11. 13:15 - 16:30 Littrow-Hörsaal Astronomie Sternwarte, Türkenschanzstraße 17
Tuesday 30.11. 13:15 - 14:45 Littrow-Hörsaal Astronomie Sternwarte, Türkenschanzstraße 17
Wednesday 01.12. 13:15 - 16:30 Littrow-Hörsaal Astronomie Sternwarte, Türkenschanzstraße 17
Tuesday 07.12. 13:15 - 14:45 Littrow-Hörsaal Astronomie Sternwarte, Türkenschanzstraße 17
Tuesday 14.12. 13:15 - 14:45 Littrow-Hörsaal Astronomie Sternwarte, Türkenschanzstraße 17
Wednesday 15.12. 13:15 - 16:30 Littrow-Hörsaal Astronomie Sternwarte, Türkenschanzstraße 17

Information

Aims, contents and method of the course

Course content:
- History of radio astronomy
- Specificities of radio astronomy
- Radiation fundamentals
- Radio telescope fundamentals
- Receivers
- Radiation processes
- Observing techniques - single dish
- Calibration - single dish
- Observing techniques - interferometry
- Calibration - interferometry
- ALMA, LOFAR, SKA, VLBI
- Continuum observations
- Spectral line observations

Assessment and permitted materials

Written exam at the end (15.12.2021)

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

First 4 semesters of the Astronomy Bachelor
grade is based on the written exam.

Examination topics

Lecture notes, details given during the first lesson

Reading list

Literature:
Lecture notes

Good books on radio astronomy:
Essential Radio Astronomy, J.J. Condon & S.M. Ransom, Princeton University Press, 2016 Tools of Radio Astronomy, K. Rohlfs & T.L. Wilson, Springer Verlag, latest edition

Association in the course directory

Last modified: We 08.09.2021 08:49