Post Tagged with: "Astrophysical Institute"

Astrophysics Seminar | What’s in the Wind? Spectral Synthesis Modeling of Broad Absorption Line Quasars, Oct. 3

Karen Leighly

The Astrophysical Institute (ApI) presents, Karen Leighly of  the University of Oklahoma Department of Physics & Astronomy, presenting “What’s in the Wind? Spectral Synthesis Modeling of Broad Absorption Line Quasars” on Wednesday, Oct. 3 at at 4:10 p.m. in Finlay Conference Room Edwards Accelerator Lab. Dr Leighly is an expert […]

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October 1, 2018 at 11:30 pmEvents

New Observatory Draws Visitors Skyward

Astronomy Instructor George Eberts with the Fecker telescope

When it comes to mapping the night sky for visitors to Ohio University’s new observatory at The Ridges, astronomer Dr. Doug Clowe and his colleagues have ample opportunities to point to planets and star constellations, as well as other celestial bodies. Since the opening of the Ohio University Observatory last May, […]

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December 5, 2017 at 3:30 pmNews

Ohio University Observatory Opening Set for May 6

Ohio University Observatory Opening Set for May 6

The Ohio University Physics & Astronomy Department and the Astrophysical Institute host a formal opening of the new Ohio University Observatory on Saturday, May 6, at 7:30 p.m. at The Ridges Auditorium. Public viewing of celestial bodies using the department’s refurbished Fecker telescope and portable telescopes will be possible, weather […]

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May 1, 2017 at 10:45 pmEvents

Aligning the Observatory Telescope with Polar Axis of Earth

Aligning the Observatory Telescope with Polar Axis of Earth

Mike Myers, a Mechanical System Technician from Physics & Astronomy  visited the Ohio University Observatory construction site recently to take measurements to position Ohio University’s refurbished 10-inch Fecker telescope during installation and use. The axis of the telescope will be in line with the polar axis of the Earth in […]

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November 18, 2016 at 2:02 pmNews

Astrophysics Seminar | Particle Acceleration and Plasma Turbulence at Shocks in Relativistic Jets, Jan. 27

Markus Böttcher

The Astrophysical Institute (ApI) presents Ohio University Alumnus and Professor, Markus Böttcher of  the North-West University Potchefstroom, South Africa, presenting “Particle Acceleration and Plasma Turbulence at Shocks in Relativistic Jets” on Wednesday, Jan. 27, at at 4:10 p.m. in Finlay Conference Room Edwards Accelerator Lab. Abstract: The acceleration of particles […]

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January 27, 2016 at 5:30 pmEvents

Astrophysics Seminar | A Variable Polytrope Index Applied to Planet and Solar Models, Jan. 13

Steve Weppner

The Astrophysical Institute (ApI) presents Ohio University Alumnus and Professor, Steve Weppner of  the Eckerd College presenting “A Variable Polytrope Index Applied to Planet and Solar Models” on Wednesday, Jan. 13, at at 4:10 p.m. in Finlay Conference Room Edwards Accelerator Lab. Abstract: I will introduce a new approach to […]

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January 13, 2016 at 9:00 pmEvents

Astrophysics Seminar | Galactic Archeology, Jan. 11

Keith Hawkins by Rob Hardin

The Astrophysical Institute (ApI) presents Ohio University Alumnus and Marshall Scholar, Keith Hawkins of  the Cambridge University presenting “Galactic Archeology: Piecing together the Milky Way with Large Surveys” on Monday, Jan. 11, at at 4:10 p.m. in Walter Hall 245. Abstract: We live in a typical spiral galaxy in the […]

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January 11, 2016 at 9:30 pmEvents