Jason Shilling Kendall: Citizen Astronomer

William Paterson University
Amateur Astronomers Association of New York

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 Class

CRN: 44146, PHYS 1700-81, Online lectures and laboratory activities.

Modules: Home | Books | Labs | Modules: 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8 | 9 | 10 | 11 | 12 | 13 | 14 | Extra


The Full Course of Videos


  • Module 1: Telescopes: the Tools of Astronomy
  • Module 2: Atoms and Light: The Interaction and Nature of Light and Matter
  • Module 3: The Sun
  • Module 4: Measuring the Stars
  • Module 5: Star Birth and Origins
  • Module 6: Stellar Evolution and Death
  • Module 7: Stellar Corpses: White Dwarfs, Novae and Neutron Stars
  • Module 8: Stellar Corpses: Black Holes and Gravitational Waves
  • Module 9: The Milky Way
  • Module 10: Galaxies in the Cosmos
  • Module 11: Cosmology and the Big Bang
  • Module 12: Fundamentals of the Sky
  • Module 13: The Birth and Rise of Science
  • Module 14: Special and General Relativity
  • Solar System and Exoplanets
    1. Overview
    2. Mars
    3. Moon
    4. Voyager
    5. Exoplanets with Kepler Space Telescope and TESS

    William Paterson University Department of Physics American Astronomical Society Amateur Astronomers Association of New York Astronomical Society of the Pacific