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Course Postgraduate
Semester Sem. II
Subject Code ESA641
Subject Title Observational Astronomy Lab

Syllabus

CCD characterisation, Orbit maker and Virtual Obser vatory, Night sky observations (Polar alignment of an astronomical telescope, Estimating atmospheric extinction in different colours (filters), measuring period of binary, imaging star clusters with various filters and plotting on H-R diagram, Distance determination to Cepheid variable s based on their light curves, Classification of stars based on their spectra and the use of spec tral classification in deriving distances to stars, etc)

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