Observational and Modern Astronomy

Expired

Name

Observational and Modern Astronomy

Instructors

UCN Professors

Duration

28 Hrs (1 credit)

Location

Antofagasta region

Intended for

Students, Professionals and Enthusiasts 

 

Purpose of the Course

Introduce students to astronomy from a modern point of view by describing basic concepts fundamental for present-day understanding of the Cosmos. Additionally, the course will deliver some key tools for observational astronomy, and practical field activities will also be part of the experience.

Topics of the Course

  • Module I: Introduction to Astronomy
  • Module II: Celestial Bodies
  • Module III: The Universe on a Large Scale
  • Module IV: Nature of Light
  • Module V: Concepts on Observational Astronomy
  • Module VI: Field Observation
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    Dirección de Relaciones Institucionales 
    Universidad Católica del Norte 
    Santiago, Chile. 
    Telephone: +562-22228094 

     

     

    Program Includes

      • Field Coordinator
      • Assistant Professor (or tour guide if applicable)
      • Transfer to all locations
      • Snacks in all field activities
      • Tickets to all locations, parks and centers
      • Merchandising and gifts from Atacama Immersion

     

    It is strongly suggested to bring sunscreen, swimming suit, trekking shoes, hat, and warm and light clothes.