Grants

Grant Recipients in 2010

Grant Recipients $15,621

Appalachian State University

Amount
$3,610
Category
Grant Recipients
Grant Recipients in
2010
Principal Investigator:
Richard Gray

To obtain a large format CCD camera and filters to use with a recently acquired wide-field astrograph to supplement spectroscopic observations with precise photometric observations for the purpose of obtaining a more complete picture of the magnetic activity of the sun.

Bud Cramer Research Hall

Amount
$2,696
Category
Grant Recipients
Grant Recipients in
2010
Principal Investigator:
Nazirah N. Jetha

To obtain a computer to act as a database server and data-processing machine for 2 astronomers and 4-5 graduate and undergraduate students, who are working on a multi-wavelength survey on the link between central galactic black hole growth and galaxy mergers.

Dudley Observatory

Amount
$2,980
Category
Grant Recipients
Grant Recipients in
2010
Principal Investigator:
Janie Schwab

To obtain telescope time and software for an asteroid light curve project. This project will be carried out by amateur teen and adult astronomers and supervised by professional astronomers in a program called Dudley Astrophotography Research (K)nights, or DARK.

Morehead State University

Amount
$1,600
Category
Grant Recipients
Grant Recipients in
2010
Principal Investigator:
Jennifer Birriel

To obtain two LINUX dedicated PC notebooks for the reduction and analysis of extragalactic SNRs as part of a multi-wavelength astrophysical research program at Morehead State University.

San Francisco State University

Amount
$2,928
Category
Grant Recipients
Grant Recipients in
2010
Principal Investigator:
Adrienne Cool

To obtain a high-performance computer for current and future observational research on globular clusters.

University of Texas at Arlington

Amount
$1,807
Category
Grant Recipients
Grant Recipients in
2010
Principal Investigator:
Manfred Cuntz

To obtain an iMac computer and IDL software which will be used to analyze previously obtained data from the McDonald Observatory concerning planet-induced emission enhancements of the chromosphere (and possibly photosphere) in various target stars with close in giant planets.

Total: $15,621