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Physics and Astronomy
Western Kentucky University
1906 College Heights Blvd #11077
Bowling Green, KY 42101-1077
Phone: 270-745-4357
Fax: 270-745-2014

Dr. Richard Gelderman

Dr. Richard Gelderman

Professor, Director of Hardin Planetarium

Office:  TCCW 230
Phone:  (270) 745-6203


ASTR 104 - Astronomy of the Solar System
ASTR 106 - Astronomy of Stellar Systems

ASTR 108 - Descriptive Astronomy (online)

PHYS 410(G) - Physics for Teachers

PHYS 101 - Concepts of Force and MotionPHYS 105 - Concepts of the Physical World
PHYS 265 - University Physics II
PHYS 321 - Modern Physics II
PHYS 398/498 - Junior/Senior Seminar


Design and operation of globally networked, fully autonomous, astronomical observatories
Moderate resolution spectroscopy of extra-galactic narrow line emission regions
Evolution of active galactic nuclei
Composition and structure of extra-galactic jets


Ph.D. University of Virginia Astronomy 1994
M.A. University of Virginia Astronomy 1991
B.S. Virginia Tech Physics 1986

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