This page is planned by Dr. James LoPresto and maintained by Chuck Schrader

 


WEB ASTRONOMY INSTRUCTIONS

INTRODUCTION TO ASTRONOMY PHYS 271
THE SEASONS
THE SKY
TIME
ECLIPSES
NEWTONIAN GRAVITY
MESSAGES FOR PHYS 302, LIGHT AND COLOR
SYLLABUS FOR PHYS 302 (POWERPOINT)
YOUR TEXT BOOK/EXCERCISES
SYLLABUS

PERSONAL
FORMATION OF THE MOON
Constellations
Two excellent Astronomy magazines:
Sky and Telescope Magazine and Astronomy Magazine
ASTRONOMICAL IMAGE LIBRARY
STEPHEN HAWKING'S UNIVERSE
A Good site from Ted Snow at the University of Colorado
Interesting Questions (not homework)

CALENDAR

*Description of Telescope
*We wish to thank Randall McCaslin of the Office of Media Services
*for his help with our video equipment in the observatory.

LIVE IMAGES OF THE SUN:click on Observing Activities at EUP
*Observing Activities at EUP

* Observing Sessions


MCMATH-PIERCE SOLAR TELESCOPE

The McMath-Pierce Solar Telescope at Kitt Peak National Observatory


Current Weather Conditions at EUP

* Observing Activities at Maize Sunfire Observatory
* CLEAR_DARKSKY_SKYCLOCK for MAIZE SUNFIRE OBSERVATORY
* MAIZE SUNFIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS
* NEW SUPERNOVAE
* Selected Images taken at Maize Sunfire
* Ealing Patrol Telescope at Mt. Wilson Power Point
* Ealing Patrol Telescope Text
* OBSERVING CONDITIONS AT KITT PEAK
* MAIN SOLAR OBSERVING ROOM AT MCMATH/PIERCE SOLAR TELESCOPE
* SOLIS
* 150 FOOT SOLAR TOWER TELESCOPE AT MT. WILSON OBSERVATORY
* ADVANCED TECHNOLOGY SOLAR TELESCOPE
* NSO AND ISOON IMAGES
* RABEN SYSTEMS, INC.
* SAN FERNANDO SOLAR OBSERVATORY
* CUREA
* MICA

 

LIGHT AND COLOR -- PHYS 302

* PHOTO MONTAGE OF SPRING 2007 PHYS302 STUDENTS

* OPTICS FOR PHOTOGRAPHIC LENSES

* INTERACTIVE OPTICS/PHYSICS DEMOS

* OPTICS FOR KIDS

* OPTICS TEXTBOOK (downloading optional)

* LIGHT AND OPTICS MODULE

* LAWS OF LIGHT

* STELLAR SPECTRA

* THE SOLAR SPECTRUM

* ELECTROMAGNETIC WAVES

* MORE ON ELECTROMAGNETIC WAVES

* CONSTRUCTIVE AND DESTRUCTIVE WAVE INTERFERENCE

* COLOR SCIENCE

* TRIGONOMETRY


PHYS 302 LABS

Check out these WEB sites: We will be conducting labs via these sites soon.

* ABOUT SNELL'S LAW

* ABOUT OPTICAL INSTRUMENTS

* ABOUT MIRRORS

* ABOUT POLARIZATION OF LIGHT

* ABOUT PHYSICS OF RAINBOWS

 

ANNOUNCEMENTS AND MEETINGS

* Astronomy Public Night

* Observing Sessions and Star Parties

* Meetings and other Group Announcements

 

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The Sun
KITT PEAK VISITORS CENTER

THE SUN SP274 LOCKHEED-MARTIN REACHOUT
STANFORD
INSTITUTE FOR SOLAR PHYSICS
SP274 THE SUN: click on SUN
SUN
SOLAR FLARE THEORY: click on FLARES
FLARES

MARSHALL SPACE FLIGHT CENTER - SOLAR PHYSICS
The Mauna Loa Solar Observatory
Sunspot Archives
Sunspot Cycle
VERY Latest SOHO Images
Space Weather




Einstein, Albert (1879-1955)


Einstein-Image and Impact. AIP History Center exhibit

 

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Dr. James C. LoPresto, Professor of Astronomy and Physics
Observatory
Edinboro University of Pennsylvania
Edinboro, PA 16444
814-732-2469
LoPresto@Edinboro.edu