The Global Telescope Network


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The GLAST Telescope Network

GTN

What is the GTN?

Science Objectives

What are Gamma-rays?

The Electromagnetic Spectrum

How are Gamma-rays characterized?

The Objects in the Gamma-Ray Sky

EGRET Sky Survey

AGNs

A Typical Quasar

General Characteristics of AGNs

AGN Unification

Artistic Impression of an AGN

Voyage into an AGN

The Blazars

Mark 421

The Synchrotron Process

Compton Scattering

Inverse Compton Scattering

AGN Variability?

Characteristics of AGN Variability

AGN Variability Data

A Blazar with a Long History of Observation

Outbursts and Declines

Outbursts and Declines

Intraday Variability

More Data

The GTN

How does it work?

Some Examples of GTN Data

3C66A - SSUO & AAVSO

Sonoma State University Observatory

The SSU Robotic Telescope System

Testing the SSU Robotic Telescope

How can you participate and contribute?

What is in it for you?

Join with us!

The Optical Eyes of GLAST

Author: Spear Family

Email: gordon.spear@sonoma.edu

Home Page: http://www.phys-astro.sonoma.edu/people/faculty/spear/