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Workshop: Introduction to Using the Arecibo Observatory

posted Sep 3, 2018, 1:34 PM by Abel Mendez   [ updated Sep 16, 2018, 12:44 PM ]

Tuesday, September 11, 2018, from 3 to 9 PM
Library of the Arecibo Observatory

This is an intensive 6-hour introductory workshop for undergraduate and graduate students of physics on using the Arecibo Observatory for scientific observations. At the end of the workshop, students will participate in the observation of Barnard's Star. This star is the second stellar system to our Sun and there is indirect evidence that it has planets. There is no cost associated with the workshop. All printed materials and coffee will be provided. The workshop will be given by Prof. Abel Méndez in Spanish. Spaces are limited to only 10 students. The application form is below.

Workshop Topics
  1. Introduction to Radio Astronomy
  2. The Arecibo Observatory
  3. Preparation for Astronomical Observations
  4. Observing Using CIMA
  5. Data Acquisition
Workshop Resources