2016 schedule

Poster

Astronomical Spectroscopy for Everyone

Rob Kaufman

Astronomical Society of Victoria; Bright Astronomy Club Inc

Amateur astronomical spectroscopy has progressed in leaps and bounds in recent years, and skilled amateurs are now producing the most astonishing science-quality spectra on a variety of objects. This poster will completely ignore that and instead demonstrate ways that any amateur with the simplest of spectroscopy equipment and using the most basic of processing routines can meaningfully contribute to astronomy science.