Grants

Grant Recipients in 1986

Grant Recipients $5,680

Fairborn Observatory

Amount
$2,000
Category
Grant Recipients
Grant Recipients in
1986
Principal Investigator:
Russell M. Genet

To aid in the development and application of automatic photoelectric telescopes (APT’s) through the purchase and installation of rings, bearings and holder.

Gettysburg College

Amount
$600
Category
Grant Recipients
Grant Recipients in
1986
Principal Investigator:
Laurence A. Marschall

To aid in the study of radial velocities of stars in the Trapezium Cluster through the purchase of filters for the TV guider of the Multiple Mirror Telescope.

Maria Mitchell Observatory

Amount
$1,080
Category
Grant Recipients
Grant Recipients in
1986
Principal Investigator:
Emilia P. Belserene

To aid the study of nine low amplitude pulsating Cepheid variables. The money was to be used to purchase VAX computer time and supplies and 440 sets of APTS observations.

University of Chicago

Amount
$2,000
Category
Grant Recipients
Grant Recipients in
1986
Principal Investigator:
Richard G. Kron

To aid in the NSF cosponsored galaxy velocity dispersion project at Yerkes and complete survey of K stars to V=9. These funds helped to upgrade the interface computer that links the CCD detector to the computer used for analysis with the existing Theodore Dunham, Jr. Telescope.

Total: $5,680