African VLBI Network Training Site

2018 April AVN Training School

Reading Material and Notes

General Notes on Radio Astronomy:
Radio_Astronomy_notes.pdf
Online lecture notes

The SKA and MeerKAT:
MeerKAT Science: On the Pathway to the SKA

The African VLBI Network:
AVN news
Ghana: First Light at Kuntunese
Conversion and Refurbishment of the Ghana Instrument
Ghana: Success Story of the African Network of Telescopes

Amateur Radio Astronomy (Radio Jove):
antenna_manual.pdf

Notes on Meaurement Errors:
Error_Analysis_1.pdf
Error_Analysis_2.pdf

Notes on Coordinates:
Coordinates.pdf

Notes on Timimg Systems:
18. Time Measurement.pdf
2012_Leap_Second_Press_Release_-_120120.pdf
9783540785217-c1.pdf
bulletinb.pdf
Characterization_of_Clocks_and_Oscillators_NIST_1337_868-1.pdf
GR_chapter_full_pdf.pdf
journal-vol57no3-4_0405.pdf
Solar_time_legal_time_time_in_use.pdf
tn36_043.pdf

Notes on Antenna Pointing:
Pointing_Model_File.pdf
Pointing_Model_Derivation.pdf

Radio Astronomy with a Satellite Dish:
radio_astronomy_with_a_satellite_dish.pdf

Interferometry and Synthesis in Radio Astronomy:
Interferometry and Synthesis in Radio Astronomy

Very Long Baseline Interferometry (VLBI):
High Resolution Radio Astronomy using VLBI
Very Long Baseline Interferomtery with the SKA

Astrometry and geodesy with radio interferometry: experiments, models, results:
VLBI: A fascinating technique for geodesy and astrometry
From Sciences of Geodesy II
Sovers et al, Rev. Mod Phys, 70,4, 1998


 

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