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    University of Virginia
   
 
  Dec 17, 2017
 
 
    
Undergraduate Record 2017-2018

ASTR 3140 - Introduction to Observational Radio Astronomy


An introduction to the tools, techniques, and science of radio astronomy. Discussion includes fundamentals of measuring radio signals, radiometers, antennas, and interferometers, supplemented by illustrative labs; radio emission mechanisms and simple radiative transfer; radio emission from the Sun and planets, stars, galactic and extragalactic sources, and the cosmic microwave background. Prerequisite: ASTR 2110, 2120.



Credits: 3