the Jet Propulsion Laboratory
This online workbook is used for training teachers and volunteers who wish to operate the Goldstone-Apple Valley Radio Telescope. The students in this district operate the telescope from the Apple Valley location. Also, students and teachers across the country can register to operate the telescope from their own classrooms. This workbook can also be used as a resource for information on how radio telescopes work, the fundamentals of the electromagnetic spectrum, thermal and non-thermal radiation, 21-cm hydrogen line, Kirchhoff's laws of spectral analysis, the Doppler effect, coordinate systems, and the SETI project.
21cm hydrogyen line, GAVRT project, Goldstone-Apple Valley Radio Telescope, Kirchhoff's laws of spectral analysis, Radio Astronomy, doppler shift, electromagnetic emission, electromagnetic radiation, radio continuum, radio frequency emission, radio lines, spectral lines, thermal radiation
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December 1, 2003
by Patricia Monahan
%0 Electronic Source %A Fisher, Diane %D May 10, 2007 %T Basics of Radio Astronomy %I Jet Propulsion Laboratory %V 2015 %N 29 July 2015 %8 May 10, 2007 %9 text/html %U http://www2.jpl.nasa.gov/radioastronomy/
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