Undergraduate Resources

Video from SES-B depicting their weather balloon launch on Pi Day 2015!


  • BADU - Berkeley Astronomy Department Undergraduate Wiki  


    An undergraduate resource maintained by students and provides perspectives, suggestions, and helpful tips to assist you during your time as an Astrophysics major.

  • Page of Pages  


    (Almost) Everything You Should Know About Being an Undergraduate in Berkeley Astronomy

  • Undergraduate Lab  


     The David D. Cudaback Undergraduate Lab is located in 541 Campbell Hall and is available for use by all Astrophysics majors and students enrolled in labs. 

  • Undergraduate Research Space  

     The Undergraduate Research Space (URS), located in 525 Campbell, is work space reserved for undergraduates who are working on research projects alongside our faculty and researchers. 

  • Remote Observing Rooms  

    Our Remote Observing Rooms, located in the lobby of Campbell Hall, are spaces reserved for students and researchers conducting remote observing work through Keck and Lick Observatory. As at other UC sites, the remote observing facilities provide a comfortable environment to conduct your Keck and Lick observations with all of the convenience of staying in Berkeley.

  • KAIT Research Lab  

    Located at Lick Observatory atop Mount Hamilton, just east of San Jose, California, the Katzman Automatic Imaging Telescope (KAIT) is an entirely robotic telescope dedicated to the search for supernovae and the monitoring of celestial objects. It is a 76 cm diameter reflecting telescope equipped with a CCD camera and automatic guider . Students are able to utilize KAIT from the KAIT Research Lab located in 525 Campbell Hall.

Downloadable Resources (pdfs)