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 Spring of 2019:

Online Introductory Astronomy Class

CRN: 13935, PHYS 1700-81, Online lectures and lab.

Modules: Home | Labs | 5 | 4 | 6 | 7 | 8, part 1 | 8, part 2 | 9 | 10 | 11 | 12 | 1 | 2 | 3


Module 1: The Elements of Astronomy

01_01: Finding our way around the sky, and our Place in Space
01_02: Earth's orbit and tilt. The Seasons, the Year and the Day
01_03: Lunacy! Phases, Eclipses and Orbit of the Moon.
01_04: Distance, Parallax and Parsecs
01_05: How Round the Earth? How Far the Sun?
01_06: I Got the Sun in the Mornin' and the Moon at Night...
01_07: Why did we once think Earth was at the center?

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