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NASA/IPAC Teacher
Archive Research Program

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I've been involved in many professional development activities and this is by far the best one I've ever done

Chelen Johnson

NGC4051/Gorjian

NGC4051/Gorjian

IRAC Monitoring of NGC 4051 for Interday Variability: Using the Spitzer Space Telescope for a 10 day infrared monitoring of the region around the supermassive black hole at the center of the galaxy NGC 4051 to help determine the dust distribution around it.

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Our Participants Talk About NITARP

  • Doyle

    I never met a scientist who did not want to discuss their work.

  • Keeton

    For me as an educator, it was really rejuvenating to come out here (and bring a student with) and dive into actual astronomical research.

  • Sartore

    Student involvement in authentic research is an idea whose time has come.