Ebenezer Fitch Professor of Astronomy, Emerita
Williamstown, MA 01267
Office: 204 TPL
Wellesley College – BA in Astronomy and Physics (with honors)
UCLA – MA, PhD in Astronomy
NEW! On the Computation of Interstellar Extinction in Photoionized Nebulae, C. Morisset, R.L.M. Corradi, J. García-Rojas, A. Mampaso, D. Jones, K.B. Kwitter, L. Magrini, & E. Villaver, Astron. & Astrophys., 674, L6, 2023
NEW! Planetary Nebulae as Tools for Astrophysics, a Frontiers in Astronomy and Space Sciences Topic, co-edited by Kwitter
Planetary Nebulae: Sources of Enlightenment, an invited review/tutorial by Kwitter & Henry. This was the second most downloaded PASP paper in 2022, and has now been downloaded more than 3000 times.
Kwitter & Henry planetary nebula analysis results available online.
NON-SCIENCE, BUT TASTY!
For the best challah ever, try Grandma Rosie’s Fabulous Challah.
Or, you might like Grandma Rosie’s Fabulous High Holiday Sweet Round Challah or even Grandma Rosie’s Fabulous Chocolate Babka. They each take about 3 hours start to finish, but they’re worth it! (If you’re in a hurry, try Grandma Rosie’s Fabulous One-Loaf breadmaker Recipe!)
Header Images: Ring Nebula slitless spectrum (extracted from Image of M57, the Ring Nebula, taken by the 2006 NOAO REU students under supervision of Dr. Steve Howell); NGC 2440 slit spectrum (laserstars.org)
last updated 10/23/23