F0020 Autumn astronomy course

Faculty of Science
autumn 2017
Extent and Intensity
0/0/0. 3 credit(s). Type of Completion: z (credit).
Mgr. Filip Hroch, Ph.D. (seminar tutor)
Mgr. Zdeněk Janák (seminar tutor)
Mgr. Ing. arch. Petr Kurfürst, Ph.D. (seminar tutor)
Mgr. Filip Münz, PhD. (seminar tutor)
Mgr. Lenka Zychová, Ph.D. (seminar tutor)
Guaranteed by
prof. RNDr. Zdeněk Mikulášek, CSc.
Department of Theoretical Physics and Astrophysics - Physics Section - Faculty of Science
Supplier department: Department of Theoretical Physics and Astrophysics - Physics Section - Faculty of Science
Knowledge of all mathematics, physics and computer science on basic level.
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is offered to students of any study field.
The capacity limit for the course is 13 student(s).
Current registration and enrolment status: enrolled: 2/13, only registered: 0/13, only registered with preference (fields directly associated with the programme): 0/13
Course objectives
Understanding of practical observation astronomy on basic level.
  • Spherical astronomy. Astronomical maps and cartography. Telescopes, astronomical devices. Astronomical software.
    recommended literature
  • ŠIROKÝ, Jaromír and Miroslava ŠIROKÁ. Základy astronomie v příkladech [Široký, 1977]. Vyd. 3. Praha: Státní pedagogické nakladatelství, 1977. 158 s. info
Teaching methods
This course is outlined as a practical introduction to the observational astronomy. Observations with small telescopes (devices) or naked eye are planed. Participants will understand with all the night sky, spherical astronomy, astronomical devices and some data processing.
Assessment methods
The course is finished by the observation (including documentation) of a certain astronomical phenomenon. The observation of Venus at day-light is the typical goal.
Language of instruction
Follow-Up Courses
Further comments (probably available only in Czech)
Study Materials
The course is taught annually.
The course is taught: in blocks.
Teacher's information
The course is also listed under the following terms Autumn 2011, Autumn 2011 - acreditation, spring 2012 - acreditation, Autumn 2012, Autumn 2013, Autumn 2014, Autumn 2015, Autumn 2016, Autumn 2018, Autumn 2019, Autumn 2020.
  • Enrolment Statistics (autumn 2017, recent)
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