Small Astronomical Telescopes For Research and Education at Helwan, Egypt

Shaltout, M. A. M. (2004) Small Astronomical Telescopes For Research and Education at Helwan, Egypt. In: Developing Basic Space Science World-Wide. Kluwer Academic Publishers, pp. 251-259.

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Abstract

This paper reviews the current status of small astronomical telescopes in use at Helwan Observatory (NRIAG). It highlights the capabilities of small telescopes with modern instrumentation in the context of astrophysics of the 21st century. An overview of research and education programs is included. An international project with Intercosmos countries and the SAO in the field of artificial satellite observations and tracking is commented. Meteorological and solar data collaborations with ESA and NASA for applied and academic research is done at Helwan Observatory.

Item Type: Book Section
Subjects: Astronomy Education Research
RTSRE Related Research
Depositing User: Dr Michael Fitzgerald
Date Deposited: 23 Sep 2017 23:39
Last Modified: 20 Aug 2018 15:54
URI: http://istardb.org/id/eprint/1125

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