Lecturer: Aleks Scholz
Institution: St. Andrews
Hours Equivalent Credit: 15
Assessment:  mock observing proposal as homework

Course Summary

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. 

Introduction video