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MPCS Research Seminar Series: A Multispectral View of the Rosette Nebula

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Don’t miss the next MPCS Research Seminar Series on February 16, 2017 when UC Blue Ash College Visiting Assistant Professor Jeremy Huber will present A Multispectral View of the Rosette Nebula.

About this event:

Jeremy Huber

Presenter Jeremy Huber

The Rosette Nebula is a large, radially symmetric emission nebula and a popular target for amateur astrophotography. The nebula is located approximately 5000 light years away, and spans almost 2 degrees in the night sky. This large angular size, coupled with its low surface brightness, has made examination of the physical processes driving its shape, structure, and dynamics historically difficult.

To derive a more complete understanding of this nearby stellar nursery, we have combined small instrument observations taken at the University of Louisville’s Moore Observatory with a variety of space-based archival data to create a data cube: a stack of flux calibrated, spatially aligned images which show the nebula in diffrent “slices” of light across a large swath of the electromagnetic spectrum (from radio to ultraviolet). Through examination and comparison of these images we have begun to construct a three dimensional picture of the nebula, and have estimated a number of its physical
parameters.

When:

February 16, 2017
12:30 – 1:30 p.m.

Where:

Muntz Hall Room 170

FREE & OPEN TO EVERYONE. LIGHT REFRESHMENTS SERVED.

This talk will present a survey of this work for a general audience.

Questions?

LuAnna Schwaeble | luanna.schwaeble@uc.edu or
Manori Jayasinghe | jayasimr@ucmail.uc.edu

About UC Blue Ash College

UC Blue Ash College is a regional college within the University of Cincinnati. It offers one of the best values in higher education with access to a nationally recognized UC education in nearly 50 degrees and certificates, as well as tuition that is about half of most colleges and universities. The college is located on a scenic 135-acre wooded campus in the heart of Blue Ash, Ohio.