Astro 451 - Astronomical Techniques
Fall 2016

Mon/Wed/Fri
9:05am to 9:55am
Davey 541

Professor: Derek Fox
Office: 425 Davey Lab
Phone:
Email:
863-4989
dfox@psu.edu
Office Hours: M 10-11am,
W Noon-1pm,
or by appointment
TA: Claire Qingling Ni
Office: 537 Davey Lab
Phone:
Email:
863-7111
qxn1@psu.edu
Office Hours: Th 1pm-3pm
in Davey 442,
or by appointment

Textbooks: Practical Statistics for Astronomers by Wall & Jenkins (2nd Ed)
Astronomical Techniques by Kitchin (6th Ed)
Website: http://www.astro.psu.edu/users/dfox/A451/
Syllabus: syllabus.pdf
Projects Syllabus Supplement: p_syllabus.pdf
Calendar: (Canvas)

Exam #1: Oct 7 (Fri)
Exam #2: Nov 18 (Fri)
Final: TBD (Dec 12-16)
Project #1: Sep 30 (Fri)
Project #2: Oct 28 (Fri)
Final Project Drafts: Nov 11 (Fri)
Final Project: Dec 9 (Fri)

Quick Links
Canvas Course Link: https://psu.instructure.com/courses/1797674
"Practical Statistics" website: http://www.astro.ubc.ca/people/jvw/ASTROSTATS/