17-28 June 2019
Chiang Mai
Asia/Bangkok timezone

Lecture topics

Radio Astronomy topics (Rene+Peter)

1. Brief history of radio astronomy

2. Radiative processes / emission mechanisms (intensity, power, optical depth, synchrotron, spectral lines, etc)

3. Propagation effects and radiative transfer

4. Antennas and receivers (designs, beam, illumination, antenna theorem, etc)

5. Sampling and convolution

6. Radiometers

7. Heterodyne systems

8. Noise & attenuation

9. Receivers

10. Spectral line measurements

11. Interferometry

Basic of Astronomy and Astrophysics topics (Rene Oudmaijer)

- Starlight, blackbodies

- Magnitudes & Colours

- Telescopes resolution

- Distances

- parallax (masers)

- standard candles

- HR diagrams

- Stellar Clusters

- Cluster

- colour-magnitude diagrams

- Kepler's law, binaries

- Stellar structure + evolution

- Binarys systems

- Periodic masers

- Interstellar medium

- Star formation
- HII region radio exercise

- Galaxies

- Active galactic nuclei

- Multi-wavelength

galaxies and MW

- Superluminal motion

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