COSMOS Astronomy & Astrophysics 2014
Project Groups

The 22 students in this year's Astronomy & Astrophysics Cluster will be broken up into project groups with each group having 2 to 3 students. The composition of the groups is listed below.

See the Schedule on the web to find out when your group will observe at the UCI Observatory.
 Project Title: Instructor:
 Group Members:
 1. The Mass of Saturn Derived from the Orbital Period of its Moons  Timothy Carleton
 Alondra Islas
 Samar Mashni
 2. Searching for Asteroids and Calculating Their Orbits  John Phillips
 Radhika Bhatt
 Tae Kyun Kim
 Andres Vazquez
 3. Determining the Properties of an Eclipsing Binary Using Photometry  Timothy Carleton
 Kira Rodriguez
 Salma Saifuddin
 Anna Whittell
 4. Determining the Properties of Stars Using Stellar Spectra  John Phillips
 Isabella Davidson
 Jennifer De Los Santos
 Kevin Garcia
 5. Measuring the Ages of Star Clusters in the Milky Way:  Open Cluster M11
 Tammy Smecker-Hane
 Heuiyong (Olivia) Park
 Ross Yu
 6.  Measuring the Ages of Star Clusters in the Milky Way: Globular Cluster M13
 Tammy Smecker-Hane
 Benton Miller
 Sean Gedorio
 Angela Ramirez
 7. Measuring the Rotation Curves of Spiral Galaxies & the Mass in Dark Matter
 Liuyi Pei
 JaeJoon (Joshua) Kim
 Stephanie He
 Isabella Goetting
 8. Number Counts of Distant Galaxies and the Shape of the Universe
 Liuyi Pei
 Aaron Jung
 Sophia Porter
 Jadallah (Jad) Zouabe
Last updated Jul 1, 2014
Tammy Smecker-Hane