ASTRON 218 - Radio Astronomy or return to Course Catalog Search
112022 – Section 001
|Faculty of Arts and Sciences||Astronomy||Lincoln Greenhill|
|Term||Day and Time||Location|
|Fall 2015-2016 (show academic calendar)||TuTh 2:00 p.m. - 3:29 p.m.||Observatory A 101 (FAS)|
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Credit in Faculty of Arts and Sciences is equivalent to:
Historical development; diffraction theory of antennas and interferometers; signal detection and measurement techniques. Thermal, synchrotron and spectral-line emission in the context of radio observations of the sun, planets, pulsars, masers, hydrogen clouds, molecular clouds, ionized regions, active galaxies, quasars, and the cosmic background. Observational projects and laboratory exercises carried out with the Submillimeter Array, Haystack Observatory and the CMB Laboratory.
Prerequisite: Astronomy 200 OR Physics 153
This course offered in alternate years.
|Eligible for cross-registration|
With permission of instructor/subject to availability
MIT students please cross register from MIT's Add/Drop application.