Imaging Planets

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From the course by Princeton University
Imagining Other Earths
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Princeton University

Imagining Other Earths

242 ratings
From the lesson
Optics and Imaging Planets
This lecture introduces the basic of optics, explains how lenses and telescopes work, and then discusses the challenges of imaging planets around bright stars.

Meet the Instructors

  • David Spergel
    David Spergel
    Charles Young Professor of Astronomy on the Class of 1897 Foundation and Chair
    Department of Astrophysics