Grants

Grant Recipients in 2002

Grant Recipients $11,811

Appalachian State University

Amount
$1,720
Category
Grant Recipients
Grant Recipients in
2002
Principal Investigator:
Daniel B. Caton

To purchase Berg parts to replace gear reducers with zero-backlash belts, Ash Dome encoder mount DD100A, encoder, cables and connectors, and spare Galil motor driver chips to allow more reliable telescope operation and automatic dome rotation.

Appalachian State University

Amount
$2,025
Category
Grant Recipients
Grant Recipients in
2002
Principal Investigator:
Richard O. Gray and Kelly Kluttz

To purchase a grism to act as a cross-disperser, to be useful in the analysis and diagnosis of shell spectra. The F.A.R. gratefully acknowledges the donation by the Institute for Space Observations of the funds for this grant.

Pisgah Astronomical Research Institute

Amount
$2,510
Category
Grant Recipients
Grant Recipients in
2002
Principal Investigator:
Michael Castelaz

To purchase a directional coupler, a noise generator, a programmable attenuator, six temperature probes and a LabJack digital controller to make co-temporal radio optical observations in order to measure phase differences in the optical and radio flare periodicity.

Talladega College

Amount
$2,432
Category
Grant Recipients
Grant Recipients in
2002
Principal Investigator:
Eric Richards

To purchase a LINUX workstation to perform a multi-wavelength study of radio-selected sources.

University of Florida

Amount
$1,134
Category
Grant Recipients
Grant Recipients in
2002
Principal Investigator:
John P. Oliver and Richard A. Kowalski

To purchase one Home-Dome Robo-focuser and hand paddle, MaxIm DL/CCD camera, filter wheel, and focus control software, and wireless bridges and antennas to link networking between the two domes to improve the ability to gather data and make existing telescope a valuable tool for NEO astrometry and photometry as well as four-color variable star photometry.

University of Texas at Austin

Amount
$1,990
Category
Grant Recipients
Grant Recipients in
2002
Principal Investigator:
Rica Sirbaugh French

Toward purchase of a Sun workstation with necessary peripherals and upgrades for the project entitled “Investigating the Width of the Main Sequence in Open Clusters”.

Total: $11,811