William Paterson University
Jason Kendall is adjunct instructor of Astronomy at William Paterson University.
Jason is teaching one section of General Astronomy in the Fall of 2019:
Online Introductory Astronomy ClassCRN: 44146, PHYS 1700-81, Online lectures and laboratory activities.
Module 1: Telescopes: the Tools of AstronomyVideos: 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8
Supplement the videos by reading Chapter 6 of "OpenStax Astronomy"
Astronomy Lesson 01_02: Telescopes: Angular Resolution
A key aspect of telescopes is their angular resolution. Here we discuss what makes up the concept of angular resolution and seeing.
- Angular resolution
- The Rayleigh Criterion
- Diffraction-limited system
- Airy Disk
- Tangent of an angle