By Rina Rast for ASTR 310 This post aspires to present a description of how the first galaxies formed in the early universe. Since this topic is broad enough to warrant an entire textbook all to itself, this post will focus on key information and theory. The discussion requires some basic knowledge about specific stages […]Read more "Galaxy Formation in the Early Universe"
At the Usask Physics rooftop observatory, astronomy students have access to equipment used for astrophotography. This equipment includes a Celestron 11″ Rowe-Ackerman Schmidt Astrograph telescope and ZWO ASI 294 MC Pro camera. The following images were taken by astronomy students Brennan Rodgers and Rina Rast, along with astronomy professor and observatory director, Dr. Daryl Janzen. […]Read more "Imaging the Cosmos"