800610 PR Exercises to Practical Astronomy

summer semester 2018 | Last update: 21.11.2018 Place course on memo list
PR Exercises to Practical Astronomy
PR 1
each semester

The students should learn the interdisciplinary character of astronomy and the importance astronomy had during human history (e.g. astronomical navigation, calendar-making). Students should work by themselves with astronomical devices and they should  get familiar with the starry night.

During the evening and in the night students perform measurements with different telescopes by themselves and gain first experience with astro-photography.

Introductory speech to communicate basic knowledge. During the rest of the time the students work with the telescpes. Also "homeworks" will be given.

Rating of participation during the lecture and also rating how the "homeworks" were done.

Number of participants: max. 12 students!

Ranking of Registration: Students will be ranked according to semesters, higher ranked semesters are preferred.

to be agreed on
n.V., n.V., Sternwarte