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_05: Big Telescopes and High Resolution
Herein we take a look at big telescopes around the world and in space. This is meant as a basic introduction to some of the greatest resources ever constructed. I'm showing off their websites and what the instruments look like.
- Hubble Space Telescope
- Keck Observatory
- Gemini Observatory
- National Optical Astronomical Observatory
- European Southern Observatory
- UCLA Galactic Center Group
- Adaptive Optics