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AGN Spectroscopy

Using optical spectra of objects from the FIRST VLA radio survey, students determine the type of object (e.g. quasar, radio galaxy, etc.) and measure its redshift, distance, luminosity, and size.

Introduction to Stellar Spectroscopy

Project Manual

Data and Observation Log

Example Spectra

Radio imaging data may be downloaded from the FIRST Cutout Server

Required Software

Graphical Analysis is used to analyze the spectra.

ImageJ is also used for image analysis.