Tag Archives: IRAF

Counting Stars: BYU-RET Week 3

For my first two weeks at BYU, I have essentially been in background research mode between preparing my Prospectus and learning how to use IRAF. I hope to eventually work through the process of applying the calibration frames (zeros, darks, … Continue reading

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Mastering the Dark Arts: BYU-RET Week 2

With my prospectus completed and approved, I was ready to begin my actual research project at Brigham Young University. I am here on a Research Experiences for Teachers (RET) program funded through the National Science Foundation (Grant # PHY1157078). I’m … Continue reading

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