International Research Experiences for Undergraduates

Goals

For the Oswego portion, the main goal is to understand the robotic telescope system as it stands now.

An important web site is given here.

The schedule is given here

The tasks are given here

A list of chimera projects, given by Antonio Kanaan and Paulo Henrique da Silva, we will work on is here

The power point shown on the first day and outlining the tasks is here

The web links mentioned on the first day are

Python web page

Python documentation

An intro to Python tutorial

A Python tutorial

Python classes

The main Chimera web page

The Chimera Wiki page from summer 2008.

The Chimera Wiki page from summr 2009.

The Chimera Wiki page from summer 2010.

The source code

The google groups page

CSC480 Chimera web page

Some information on Stellar Evolution is here and here.

Some background research papers are here.

The main web site for the project is here.

A poster by Dennis describing the reduction controller is here.

A poster by Dennis describing the calibration controller is here.

Two posters by Josh P. on images taken with Chimera are here. and here.

A poster by Josh B. on extinction/photometry/database is here.

A poster by Sid on the Apogee CCD camera driver is be here.here.

A poster by Earl on a multiphase comparison of PL/PC relastions between the LMC/SMC usign OGLE III data is here.

A poster by Earl on PC/AC relations for LMC type II Cepheids using OGLE III data is here.

A poster by Earl on manipulating and plotting variable star data from large datasets is here.

A poster by Adam on detailed tests of LMC/SMC PL/PC relations is here.

A poster by Adam on random walk tests for nonlinearity of the LMC JK PL relations is here.

This is in conjunction with a poster by Danielle Citro, Jonathan Bennett and Jacob Chartrand on F tests for nonlinearity of the JK LMC Cepheid PL relation which is here.