Sistema Webcam – Panorámica
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El Centro para Física Teórica, Academia Polaca de las Ciencias ha diseñado un sistema barato de Webcam que permite a los  alumnos realizar observaciones nocturnas. Un manual completo de software está disponible, junto con algunos ejemplos de ejercicios sencillos que se pueden realizar con esta herramienta, por ejemplo, estudiar la variabilidad de las estrellas más brillantes. En el marco del proyecto EU-HOU, los países miembros estarán dotados de 20 sistemas de webcam para las escuelas/colegios de secundario pilotos.

 

     For absolute beginners...

  • CCD observatory in school Guide for students, teachers and parents (pdf, 0.7 MB)
    (A. Tretowska, L. Nowotko, T. Sowinski, W. Sliwa, G. Wrochna and P. Fita, Poland)
    Read, how to build in your school a simple astronomical CCD observatory with a webcamera! Extensive description of hardware and software needed. Easy guide how to make your first own observations!

  • Webcam, a new tool for teaching astronomy (pdf, 2.5 MB)
    (Waldemar Ogloza, Pedagogical University, Cracow, Poland)
    Webcam as a new, powerful tool of teaching astronomy. Wide overview of many interesting types of celestial objects, as well for simple setup with photo lenses as for advanced setup with small amateur telescope. Many examples of exercises.

  • Jupiter and Its Moons (pdf, 226.3 KB)  with the AVI file  jowisz.avi (90 MB)
    (W. Polesiuk, School Complex No 1, Walbrzych, Poland)
    Discover the moons of Jupiter! A simple exercise, how to process the film taken with webcamera, using the IRIS software, and finally see the Galilean Jupiter's moons. You can download a film in AVI format with sample observations and try image processing algorithms by yourself.

     Something advanced...

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Last update: 2005.10.19