Near-infrared   tri-color (JHK) image of the infrared-bright galaxy NGC 253 taken with the NRL-USNO   ASTROCAM on the USNO 1.5-meter telescope in Flagstaff Arizona
Near-infrared tri-color (JHK) image of the infrared-bright galaxy NGC 253 taken with the NRL-USNO ASTROCAM on the USNO 1.5-meter telescope in Flagstaff Arizona

Basic research goals are to advance the field of infrared remote sensing, especially astronomical imaging spectroscopy. The group conducts programs aimed at the development of infrared observational techniques and instrumentation to answer basic astrophysical questions, and applies these techniques to terrestrial applications.

Astronomy and Astrophysics

Instrumentation