120.048 Astronomy
This course is in all assigned curricula part of the STEOP.
This course is in at least 1 assigned curriculum part of the STEOP.

2022S, UE, 1.0h, 1.5EC, to be held in blocked form


  • Semester hours: 1.0
  • Credits: 1.5
  • Type: UE Exercise
  • Format: Distance Learning

Learning outcomes

After successful completion of the course, students are able to...

* to deepen some theoretical aspects of the lectures (128.028 bzw. 128.029) by short calculation examples;
* to make simple sky observations,
* to determine some telescope parameters,
* to measure  angles at double stars or planets
* to give a short lecture on a narrow astronomic theme.

By excursions they get insights on Planetarium and Univ.Observatory.

Subject of course

1) Sky Observations: Constellations (naked eye, field glass), telescope observations 
2) Short astrometric measurements (double stars, planets etc.), simple photometry
3) Calculations (Astrometry, Celestial Mechanics, Astrophysics)
4) Excursion to an Observatory
5) Short lecture (~5 min, topic of choice)

Teaching methods

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Mode of examination


Additional information

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Examination modalities

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Course registration

Begin End Deregistration end
09.02.2022 15:00 11.04.2022 15:00 11.04.2022 13:00



No lecture notes are available.

Previous knowledge

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Accompanying courses

Continuative courses