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TU Berlin

Astrophysical practical course

Lecturer: Dr. A. García Muñoz
Time: Monday 12-16, Place: Physikgebäude der FU, Arnimallee 14, 2.3.12 Übungs-/Praktikumraum (Dachgeschoss Trakt 3), Begin: 2019-10-14 (weekly)
Language: English/German


Method: teamwork (small groups) on different astronomical topics. Subject: Classification of stars, RV method, rotation of the Sun, stellar spectroscopy with CCD camera, observation with telescopes, galactic rotation curve of the sun, solar limbdarkening, properties of eclipsing binaries, light curves of dwarf novae.


Knowledge of the Physics / B.Sc. Module „Einführung in die Astronomie und Astrophysik“ advised.


Two-hour lecture

Target group:

Postgraduate practical course on astronomy and astrophysics, practical part of the module „Advanced Astronomy and Astrophysics“ (Physics / Master)

One can choose – if possible – between the PR Astrophysical practical course and PR Computational astrophysics practical course. Open also for all students with interest in astronomy and astrophysics. (Note: empowering to participate is limited!)

Constitutes a module for the Master course only together with two accompanying lectures.


Empowering to participate is limited and is done in sequence of registration. Please send for registration an e-mail to praktikum@astro.physik.tu-berlin.de specifying name and time of the practical course (FU, Mo 12-16)

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