767300A / 767600S

Observational astronomy – II

an intermediate & advanced course (5 credits)

at the Astronomy research unit, University of Oulu

The course period January 11 – February 25, 2019

Lectures, exercises and practical sessions take place in YL 124, see WebOODI for detail.

The course is lectured in English

Teacher: Vitaly Neustroev, MA 302, ph. 029448-1930, vitaly[-at-]neustroev.net

Course content:

The course is dedicated to teaching the reduction of various types of observations obtained with different telescopes and instruments, and to core methods of the following analysis of these data.



  • January 11: Introduction PDF
  • February 11: CCD Gain PDF
  • February 18: Spectral Reduction Procedures PDF
    A good description by Mike Bolte: PDF