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_07: Space-Based Telescopes
Herein we learn about some of the more prominent space-based observatories, what they see, and how they do what they do.
- Astronomical Seeing
- Balloon-based Astronomy
- Infrared viewing through smog
- Hubble's view of M16
- Hubble's view of the Trapezium
- Spitzer Space Telescope
- Spitzer's view of the Dragon's Lair
- James Webb Space Telescope
- Galaxy Evolution Explorer (GALEX)
- Nuclear Spectroscopic Telescope Array (NuSTAR)
- Chandra X-ray Observatory
- Compton Gamma Ray Observatory
- Fermi Gamma-ray Space Telescope
- Fermi's Five-year View of the Gamma-ray Sky
- Gravitational Waves seen by Fermi and others
- Kepler Space Telescope
- Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS)