The Southern African Large Telescope (SALT) is the largest single optical telescope in the southern hemisphere and among the largest in the world. It has a hexagonal primary mirror array 11 metres across, comprising 91 individual 1.2m hexagonal mirrors. SALT has a redesigned optical system resulting in a larger field of view and effective collecting area.
Time Series And Data Analysis
Time Series And Data Analysis
Course Outline:

An Overview of R

Data Presentation

A Sampling of Statistics

Populations and Samples

Distributions

Binomial

Poisson

Gaussian


The Central Limit Theorem

Statistical Certainty Statistical Significance

The pvalue

Confidence Intervals

Statistical Tests

Practical Considerations Missing Data


Time Series

Harmonic Analysis

Aliasing

The Discrete Fourier Transform

Nonequallyspaced Time Series

Significance Tests

Resolution Limits

Spectral Window Functions

Noise in Time Series

Cool Things