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Astronomy observation (F540): The study of astronomy utilising observational techniques to undertake research.

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Document Assignment 1 -Diffraction Grating

This assignment is to be used as formative coursework and will be due October 27, 2016.

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Document Assignment 2 - The Astrolabe Activity

The assignment is to be used as summative coursework.  

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Document Assignment 5 -Black holes -debunking the myths

The assignment is to be used as summative coursework.

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Document Assignment 6 -MicroObservatory Astrophotography

The assignment is to be used as summative coursework.

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Document Astrolabe Activity

Activity 2 is to be used as a possible summative assignment for the final portfolio.  It is associated with lecture 3.

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Document Black Holes -Debunking the Myths

Activity 5 is to be used as a possible summative assignment.  It is associated with lecture 8.

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Document Diffraction Grating Activity

Formative Assignment 1 -Due October 15  Associated with lecture 2.

May be used as a summative assignment for final portfolio.

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Document Equatorial Coordinate System Demo

This is an animation demonstrating the equatorial coordinate system.  I uploaded it as a powerpoint slide.  In order to animate the slide, start...

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Link Image Processing Tutorials

This is a link to the MicroObservatory image processing tutorials.

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Document Introduction to Astronomy -Lecture 1

Intoduction: A brief history and constellations, size scales of the universe

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