radio astronomy terms

by shirin
Tags: astronomy, radio, terms
shirin is offline
Jan15-14, 01:28 AM
P: 33
hello everyone!
I am new to radio astronomy and I am confused with several alike terms, following:
spectral resolution
frequency bin
can you help me learn the exact definition of this terms regarding a radio telescope?
and why is frequency resolution stated as km/s sometimes?
Phys.Org News Partner Astronomy news on
A star's early chemistry shapes life-friendly atmospheres
Unique pair of supermassive black holes in an ordinary galaxy discovered
Red stars and big bulges: How black holes shape galaxies

Register to reply

Related Discussions
What is the purpose of heterodyning in radio astronomy?! Astrophysics 2
Radio astronomy of black hole Astrophysics 2
radio astronomy Astrophysics 7
a question for hams/radio heads: radio astronomy Electrical Engineering 6
VLF Radio Astronomy? General Astronomy 2