Institution: St. Andrews
Hours Equivalent Credit: 15
Assessment: mock observing proposal as homework
The course includes 5 lectures on the basics of professional observations, given by observatory director Dr. Aleks Scholz. This will be complemented by 5 lectures on specialised observing techniques, given by St. Andrews staff members. Observations will be made through remotely controlled telescopes.
In 2020/21, this course will not include nighttime observations in person, but instead will be conducted online.