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ASTR 420 - Observational Astronomy II

Provides an introduction to computational methods in observational astronomy. The class will be structured as a project-based exploration of professional astronomy data. No previous computing experience is required, but the course content will rely heavily on computer-based projects. The course includes an introduction to basic command-line programming (Unix and Python), statistical analysis, and data visualization, all placed within the context of astrophysical investigations. Prerequisites: ASTR 320. Odd years Spring.