The class is offered in the Fall 2016 term, and meets from
2:00-2:50 on Monday, or at other times to
be announced, in Natural Science 312.
The course offers hands-on and remote access to facilities at Moore Observatory in Kentucky and to Mt. Kent Observatory in Queensland, Australia. Observing sessions will be scheduled throughout the semester when weather permits.
On-line Public Data and Information
NASA Astrophysics Data System publication index and archive
SIMBAD Astronomical Database
View Astronomical Image Databases
Ground-based Observatories and Telescopes
Large Synoptic Survey Telescope will have an 8.4-meter diameter mirror and a 3.5 degree field of view
ESO's Very Large Telescope is 4 8.2-meter telescopes
The University of California's twin 10-meter telescopes on Mauna Kea
4-meter and 2.3 meter telescopes in Australia
An observatory with a 3.5-meter telescope operated by a university consortium and offering community access
Moore and Mt. Kent
Small telescopes in Kentucky and Australia operated by the University of Louisville and the University of Southern Queensland