PřF:F0020 Autumn astronomy course - Course Information
F0020 Autumn astronomy courseFaculty of Science
- 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