Grants

Grant Recipients in 2003

Grant Recipients $14,454

Brigham Young University

Amount
$2,500
Category
Grant Recipients
Grant Recipients in
2003
Principal Investigator:
Eric G. Hintz

Towards half the cost of upgrading one of two Apogee Ap8p CCD cameras at Brigham’s campus observatory, to provide a lower operating temperature and better temperature stability. The F.A.R. gratefully acknowledges the donation by the Institute for Space Observations of the funds for this grant.

Carthage College

Amount
$3,000
Category
Grant Recipients
Grant Recipients in
2003
Principal Investigator:
Douglas N. Arion

Toward the upgrade of the Santa Barbara Instruments Group ST-7E CCD Camera to ST-8EX capability for the purpose of development and implementation of a research program at the College.

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University

Amount
$2,954
Category
Grant Recipients
Grant Recipients in
2003
Principal Investigator:
Nick Devereux

Towards the purchase of a high speed photometer for the new research astronomical observatory.

Herzberg Institute for Astrophysics

Amount
$3,000
Category
Grant Recipients
Grant Recipients in
2003
Principal Investigator:
Steven Bickerton

Towards the purchase of two CCD detectors and associated electronics and optics for construction of two high-speed imaging cameras which will be installed on the 48 inch and 72 inch telescopes at the Dominion Astrophysical Observatories in Victoria, British Columbia.

Nantucket Maria Mitchell Association

Amount
$3,000
Category
Grant Recipients
Grant Recipients in
2003
Principal Investigator:
Vladimir Streinitski

Towards the purchase of a modern Sun workstation for astronomical research at Maria Mitchell Observatory.

Total: $14,454