Hercules A

Hercules A
Radio-Optical View of the Galaxy Hercules A - Many thanks to: NASA, ESA, S. Baum and C. O'Dea (RIT), R. Perley and W. Cotton (NRAO/AUI/NSF), and the Hubble Heritage Team (STScI/AURA)

Saturday, February 27, 2010

Pulse at Parkes observing session February 22 2010

Pulse at Parkes is an innovative project that provides high school students the opportunity to observe pulsars with the Parkes radio telescope, shown above. Click image for enlargement.
Muswellbrook High School observed on February 22.

Duncraig Senior High School Students and Faculty observing during a previous Pulse at Parkes session.

Pulsar J0437-4715 profile observed February 22 2010. This pulsar is part of the high priority Pulsar Timing Array project.

Many thanks to George Hobbs and Robert Hollow.