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Courses - Fall 2017
ASTR
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ASTR435
Astrophysics of Exoplanets
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Prerequisite: ASTR121; and (PHYS273; or (PHYS270 and PHYS271)). Or permission of CMNS-Astronomy department.
Credit only granted for: ASTR 498X or ASTR 435.
Formerly: ASTR 498X.
Introduction to exoplanets. Topics include historical development, advantages, and limitations of detection methods, the statistics of exoplanet characteristics, the bulk properties of known expolanets, and remote sensing for characterization of exoplanets.