Observational Astrophysics

Observational Astrophysics

Code: 205295
ECTS: 0.0
Lecturers in charge: dr. sc. Vibor Jelić - Lectures
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Lecture typeTotal
Lectures 20
Exercises 10
* Load is given in academic hour (1 academic hour = 45 minutes)
Description:
) An overview of observational methods (from gamma to radio)
2) An overview of telescopes and detectors used in astrophysics
3) Photometry and Spectroscopy
4) Interferometry
5) Introduction to radio astronomy (radio sources, propagation and interaction of radio waves, polarization, physics of radio emission)
6) Radio telescopes and interferometers (technical characteristics, calibration and data analysis)
7) Introduction to X-ray i gama-ray astronomy
8) Observational cosmology highlights (e.g., Cosmic Microwave Background Radiation and Epoch of Reionization)
Literature:
  1. Observational Astrophysics, A&A Library, Lena et al., Springer, 2012
  2. Tools of Radio Astronomy, A&A Library, Wilson et al., Springer, 2009
  3. Interferometry and Synthesis in Radio Astronomy, Thompson et al., Wiley, 2017
1. semester
Astrofizika - izborni predmeti - Mandatory smjer - Astrophysics
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