General Astronomy & Lab.Ⅰ
This course provides an introduction to the concepts and methods of astronomy and astrophysics.
Topics covered include: fundamental coordinate system in astronomy, Earth’s motion, Moon, Planet, Solar System, star and so on.
General Astronomy & Lab.Ⅱ
This course offers a broad overview of Astronomy & Space Science. Students learn fundamental principles and basic physics related to Astrophysics, Astronomy, and Space Sciences. Topics covered range from near-Earth to distant Galaxies.
Astronomical Observations & Lab.Ⅰ
This course covers the fundamentals to observe celestial objects using astronomical instrumentation and data analysis as applied to celestial phenomena: normal stars, sun, moon, planet, nebulae, galaxies and variable stars.
Topics covered in this course include: operational principles of the telescope, star atlas, optical observation, photometry, CCD imaging, and data processing.
Astronomical Observations & Lab.Ⅱ
For course description, see Astronomical Observations & Lab. I
Topics covered in this course include the special theory of relativity, matter waves, Bohr atomic models, Schrodinger’s equation.
This course provides an introduction to the physics of atomic, molecular for Astrophysics.
Applied Mathematics for AstronomyⅠ
Basic mathematical methods needed for understanding astronomy and space science and their applications in the same field.
Applied Mathematics for AstronomyⅡ
For course description, see Applied Mathematics for Astronomy I
Introductory classical mechanics for studies in astronomy and space science, Topics include: experimental basis of Newton's laws; force, work and potential energy, particle dynamics.
This course covers the general knowledge of Mechanics for students who major in Astronomy and Applied Space Science. This is an extended course from Basic Mechanics.
Computer Science for Astronomy & Lab.
This course introduces programming languages and techniques used by scientists and engineers: BASIC, FORTRAN. This course provides students with the conceptual background necessary to understand and construct programs, basic computational methods useful for astrophysics, and specific examples drawn primarily from astrophysics.
Electronics & Lab.
This course provides useful information about fundamental aspects in astronomical instrument. It provides a basic knowledge about electronics and applications to astronomical instruments.
Stellar Astronomy & Lab.
The topics to be discussed include the following: stellar structure and evolution, properties of polytopic gas spheres.
Galactic Astronomy & Lab.
Stellar dynamics and properties of galaxies; kinematics and dynamics of Milky Way, Physical processes in the interstellar medium.
Stellar Structure and Evolution
This course is intended to provide general knowledge of stellar astrophysics, Topics include: distance, brightness, temperature, spectrum, motion, radiation transfer, stellar atmospheres, and interstellar medium.properties of the sun and stars.
The electromagnetic theory is essential for astronomy, astrophysics, and space science in many aspects. The general knowledge in electromagnetic theory is covered in this course with applications to astronomy, astrophysics, and space science.
Quantum Mechanics for Astrophysics
Quantum mechanics is fundamental to understanding various astronomical phenomena. This course introduces the fundamental knowledge of quantum mechanics, and apply them to the astrophysical phenomena.
By introducing the principle of determining the orbit of artificial bodies (artificial satellites) by expanding the concept of gravity and center force among the basic concepts of classical mechanics (Newton's mechanics), we will lay the foundations for studying advanced celestial mechanics or space dynamics in the future. There is a purpose.
The main lectures include basic mechanics, center force problems, transfer problems, and orbit calculations.
Photometry & Spectroscopy
Topics covered in this course: principles and properties of photometry, spectrum and spectroscopy, UBV system, Stromgren ubvy system, Extinction correction, calculation of standard magnitude, photoelectric tube ,optical specification of filter and CCD
This course builds a mathematical foundation for understanding and analyzing artificial Earth satellite orbits. Topics covered in this course: elementary mechanics, central force problem, two-body problem, orbit determination.
Small Telescopes Astronomy
This course emphasizes actual practice with small telescopes. The course covers the basic techniques to operate small telescopes and the basic methods to analyze observed data.
Introduction to Public Astronomy and Practice
This course includes an introduction to basic knowledge about public astronomy and related astronomical practice and activities for outreach.
New Frontiers in Astronomy & Space Science
This course introduces a number of frontier topics in astronomy and space science such as large scale structure of the universe, dark matter, gravitational waves, extraterrestrial planets, laboratory astrophysics, solar system exploration.
This course covers the basic physical knowledge in association with the Earth’s atmosphere. The topics include atmospheric motions and phenomena, atmospheric observations, upper atmosphere, weather and meteorology.
Weather Forecasting Analysis and Practice
This course covers the basic methods and knowledge that are needed for weather forecast and related analysis. The course is based on use of actual observation data with practice.
Space Science & Laboratory
Introduction to basic plasma physical processes occurring in the Sun, solar wind, magnetospheres, and ionosphere of planets. The students gain a theoretical background in space physics and also learn space weather applications.
Applications of Space Sciences
Topics in this course include: solar interior, solar atmosphere, solar wind, explosive solar phenomena, solar-earth connection, space environment and its disturbances related to solar activity, and space weather influences on man-made space materials.
Extra-Galaxies and Cosmology
Topics include: Fundamental properties of galaxies, Introduction to cosmology.
Variables and Binaries
Topics include: Spectroscopic and photometric properties of variable stars and binaries, light curve, radial velocity curve, the classification of variable stars, physical processes in variable star, and calculation of orbits.
This course guides you topics relate to spherical coordinates, spherical triangle, coordinate transformation, time and standard time.
This course introduces the fundamental concepts of radio astronomy and the basic principle of interferometer. Laboratory course to familiarize students with equipment and procedures used in the research laboratory.
Public Astronomy and Astronomical Instruments
This course focuses on public outreach activities of astronomy and related observational instruments operated in many observatories and institutes nationwide.
History of Astronomy
This course provides an overview of Korean ancient astronomy and various instruments based on the historical materials.
Introduction to Satellite Technology
This lecture includes the basic studies of a remote exploration and geodesy in satellite applications as well as practicing the satellite imaging analysis, a position measurement using GPS etc.