Fall 2014 - Office Hours:

and T@10-11am
or by appointment

Scientific Interests:

- Young Star Cluster Evolution
- Massive Stars
- Astronomical Imaging and Spectroscopy

Anne Pellerin

Assistant Professor

Physics & Astronomy

ISC 228F
1 College Circle
Geneseo, NY 14454


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Faculty Information


  • Ph.D. in Physics (Astrophysics), Université Laval
  • M. Sc. in Physics (Astrophysics), Université Laval
  • B. Sc. in Physics, Université Laval


  • Mount Allison University, Assistant Professor
  • Texas A&M University, Postdoctoral Research Associate
  • Johns Hopkins University, Research Associate
  • Space Telescope Science Institute, Postdoctoral Research Associate
Fall 2014 Classes

ASTR 105:
The Solar System

    This course is an introduction to the solar system. Topics studied will include the motions of the night sky, the historical and scientific underpinnings of the Copernican revolution, and a look at ou
    r modern understanding of the bodies that make up our solar system, including planets, dwarf planets, moons, asteroids, comets. The course will also explore how and what we know about planetary bodies orbiting other stars. Prerequisite/Corequisite: ASTR 106 or permission of instructor. Offered every fall.
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ASTR 106:
N/The Solar System Laboratory

    A laboratory experience to complement the material covered in ASTR 105. Lab activities will include analyzing and interpreting data on Kepler?s Laws, optics, and planetary systems. Prerequisite/Corequ
    isite: ASTR 105 or permission of instructor. Offered every fall
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PHYS 226:
Optics & Modern Physics Lab

    Devoted to the understanding of experiments in Optics, Atomic Physics, and Nuclear Physics. Typical experiments would cover composite lens systems, interference effects, e/m, emission spectra, and rad
    ioactive decay. Prerequisites: PHYS 226, Corequisites: PHYS 223 or permission of instructor. Offered every fall
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