Dismiss Notice
Join Physics Forums Today!
The friendliest, high quality science and math community on the planet! Everyone who loves science is here!

Available Astronomy Research Topics?

  1. Sep 27, 2012 #1
    My astronomy lab group is planning a research project. We will have access to a .6 m reflecting telescope in the northern hemisphere as well as I believe a .6 or larger reflector in Australia remotely.

    We are curious how likely or practical it would be to be able to find research subjects in the sky that will not already have a lot of information already published on them, yet still be able to obtain a decent amount of information with the telescopes we have access to.

    If anyone has any insight or knows of how to find this information it would be a great help. Our group is fairly ambitious and wants to make the most of this lab.

  2. jcsd
  3. Sep 29, 2012 #2


    User Avatar
    Gold Member

    bleist88, A few minutes using Google search engine brings this list. Contained in the below sites are hundreds of different astronomical research opportunities:

    http://astro.uchicago.edu/research/research-projects.shtml [Broken]

    Good Luck, and let us know here on PF about your project's results!
    Last edited by a moderator: May 6, 2017
Share this great discussion with others via Reddit, Google+, Twitter, or Facebook