Course: Fundamental astronomy and astrophysics

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Course title Fundamental astronomy and astrophysics
Course code UF/AF005
Organizational form of instruction Lecture + Lesson
Level of course Bachelor
Year of study not specified
Semester Winter
Number of ECTS credits 6
Language of instruction Czech
Status of course Compulsory
Form of instruction Face-to-face
Work placements This is not an internship
Recommended optional programme components None
Course availability The course is available to visiting students
  • GRÁF Tomáš, RNDr. Ph.D.
Course content
* history of astronomy * spherical astronomy * celestial mechanics * radiation in astrophysics * star characteristics * double stars

Learning activities and teaching methods
Recommended literature
  • Karttunen H., Kröger P., Oja H., Poutanen M., Donner K. J. Fundamental Astronomy. Springer, 2007.
  • Široký J., Široká M. Základy astronomie v příkladech. SPN, Praha, 1966.
  • Šolc M., Švestka J., Vanýsek V. Fyzika hvězd a vesmíru. SPN, Praha, 1991.
  • Štefl V., Korčáková D., Krtička J. Úlohy z astrofyziky. Skriptum MU Brno, 2010.
  • Vanýsek V. Základy astronomie a astrofyziky. Academia, Praha, 1980.

Study plans that include the course
Faculty Study plan (Version) Branch of study Category Recommended year of study Recommended semester
Faculty of Philosophy and Science in Opava Astrophysics (2) Physics courses 2 Winter