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Scholars Day: April 7, 2010

Astrophotography at the College at Brockport

In this project the presenter gathered and processed images of astronomical objects. Imaged objects include the moon, planets, and nebulae. The images were obtained using the observatory at Redman Road, a CCD camera specifically made for astrophotography, and digital image processing software. Operation of the camera is also discussed, including the electronics and the Physics. The results are quality images, and a functional apparatus (telescope, camera, and software).

Presenter: Robert Crown (Undergraduate Student)
Topic: Physics
Location: Fireside Lounge - Union
Time: 1:15 pm (Session III)