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Introduction
Learning Strategy
Help with Abbreviations and Units of Measure
So What’s a Radio Telescope?
What’s the GAVRT?
The Properties of Electromagnetic Radiation
What is Electromagnetic Radiation?
Frequency and Wavelength
The Electromagnetic Spectrum
Wave Polarization
The Mechanisms of Electromagnetic Emissions
Thermal Radiation
Blackbody Characteristics
Continuum Emissions from Ionized Gas
Spectral Line Emissions from Atoms and Molecules
Non-thermal Mechanisms
Synchrotron Radiation
Masers
Effects of Media
Atmospheric “Windows”
Absorption and Emission Lines
Reflection
Refraction
Superposition
Phase
Interference
Diffraction
Scintillation
Faraday Rotation
Effects of Motion and Gravity
Doppler Effect
Doppler Effects
Gravitational Red Shifting
Gravitational Lensing
Superluminal Velocities
Occultations
Sources of Radio Frequency Emissions
Classifying the Source
Star Sources
Variable Stars
Pulsars
Our Sun
Galactic and Extragalactic Sources
Planetary Sources and Their Satellites
The Jupiter System
Sources of Interference
Mapping the Sky
Earth’s Coordinate System
Revolution of Earth
Solar vs. Sidereal Day
Precession of the Earth Axis
Astronomical Coordinate Systems
Horizon Coordinate System
Precession of the Earth
Equatorial Coordinate System
Ecliptic Coordinate System
Galactic Coordinate System
Our Place in the Universe
The Universe in Six Steps
The Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence
Glossary
References and Further Reading
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Basics of Radio Astronomy for the Goldstone-Apple Valley Radio Telescope

Basics of Radio Astronomy for the Goldstone-Apple Valley Radio Telescope

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